Khabib Nurmagomedov is a man of few words, preferring to let his undefeated 26-0 record in the UFC do all the talking for him. Though the low-key UFC star is almost unfailingly private, he’ll have to give everything he’s got – and maybe more – in his upcoming match against MMA titan Conor McGregor, set to return to the octagon after taking a hiatus from the sport in late 2016. But who is the Russian MMA fighter? Does his net worth truly reflect all of his UFC success? Here’s a look at the fighter slated to take on Conor McGregor in one of the most anticipated UFC matches of all time. Khabib Nurmagomedov will soon take on UFC star Conor McGregor at UFC 229 in Las Vegas Who is Khabib Nurmagomedov? Khabib is a mixed martial arts fighter fromRussia who currently boasts an undefeated 26-0 record in the UFC. He was born on September 20, 1988 in the village of Sildi in the Tsumadinsky District of the former Soviet Union. Khabib excelled in wrestling in … [Read more...] about Khabib Nurmagomedov net worth revealed ahead of Conor McGregor fight
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'Bronze bomber' Wilder thanks Belfast and promises to fly fans to Fury fight BelfastTelegraph.co.uk WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder has thanked Belfast boxing fans for the warm reception he received during his recent trip to the city. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/bronze-bomber-wilder-thanks-belfast-and-promises-to-fly-fans-to-fury-fight-37250906.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/incoming/article37235627.ece/9afb3/AUTOCROP/h342/MPTONUNDERCARD09.jpg Email WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder has thanked Belfast boxing fans for the warm reception he received during his recent trip to the city. In a series of emotional Twitter posts Wilder detailed his trip including meeting with fans and trying his hand at Irish dancing. Wilder was in Belfast to watch Tyson Fury's victory over Fransesco Pianeta at Windsor Park. The 'Bronze bomber' said he would be flying a few lucky fans to Las Vegas to watch his upcoming fight with Fury. While in … [Read more...] about ‘Bronze bomber’ Wilder thanks Belfast and promises to fly fans to Fury fight
KSI is a Youtube superstar with over 19 million subscribers to his channel. Here's everything you need to know about the online sensation, from vlogging to rapping, and his upcoming fight with Logan Paul... Who is KSI and what is his real name? KSI was born June 19, 1993, and is an English YouTube personality, rapper, comedian and actor. The 25-year-old's real name is Olajide William "JJ" Olatunji. He attended the independent Berkhamsted School alongside future Sideman member and YouTube collaborator Simon Minter, better known as miniminter. KSI, which stands for knowledge, strength, integrity, first jumped onto the YouTube scene in 2009, originally posting videos about video games. How did KSI become famous? Since 2009, KSI's channel has reached over four billion video views with over 19 million subscribers. He also earned an NME Award for Vlogger of the Year in 2016. In addition to his YouTube career, the 25-year-old has released two EPs as a rapper, which have both topped … [Read more...] about Who is KSI, when is the YouTuber’s boxing match with Logan Paul, and what is his net worth?
Australian heavyweight Lucas Browne is determined to fight Kiwi Joseph Parker in a trans-Tasman bout in the near future. Both fighters are keen to return to the winner's circle, after contrasting losses to Britain's Dillian Whyte this year. Browne, (26-1), was brutally knocked out during the sixth round in March, while Parker (26-2) lost by unanimous decision last month. Kids shouldn't be encouraged to box - Russel Norman Team Parker opt not to appeal loss to Dillian Whyte Joseph Parker has plenty of mongrel - Danny Green Last year, Parker's manager, David Higgins, told RadioLIVE that he had communicated with Browne's camp and a deal looked likely, before an agreement with Anthony Joshua was struck. "Lucas Browne's people are talking to us about a big trans-Tasman affair," he said. "It would probably make sense in Auckland or New Zealand, because Joe has a better fan base in New Zealand than Browne has in Australia, so you could mount a big trans-Tasman clash." But plenty has changed … [Read more...] about Boxing: Lucas Browne hungry for Joseph Parker trans-Tasman bout
Dillian Whyte has taken aim at Kiwi heavyweight Joseph Parker, claiming the referee saved him from suffering a knockout defeat to Anthony Joshua. Parker's promoter David Higgins raised concerns about the officials for the upcoming fight against Whyte after the performance of referee Giuseppe Quartarone in the New Zealander's points loss to Joshua in April. Despite Higgins' concerns, Whyte feels like the referee helped the former WBO champion out in Cardiff as Quartarone stepped in when Joshua was about to unleash. Parker expecting 'real mongrel' from Whyte "Both of them fought completely different," Whyte told Sky Sports UK. "Parker was on the back foot, he's usually a come-forward fighter, and Joshua wasn't able to cut him off and close him down as much as he would have liked to, because they were both happy and content. Parker was happy and content to lose, Joshua was happy and content to pick up the win. "Their styles didn't gel. The referee didn't help the situation, but I … [Read more...] about Joseph Parker saved by referee in fight against Joshua