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Zabit Magomedsharipov has addressed his cardio critics. With a perfect 6-0 start to his UFC tenure, Magomedsharipov (18-1 MMA, 6-0 UFC) has been near flawless in his performances and has emerged as a top featherweight contender. But if there’s one thing many have been critical of, it’s his cardio.  Magomedsharipov has shown a tendency to slow down in the third round. He has gone to the judges’ scorecards on three occasions in the UFC, most...

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Zabit Magomedsharipov continues to rise up the UFC featherweight rankings, currently sitting at #4 at 145 pounds with just Jose Aldo, Brian Ortega, Alexander Volkanovski, and Max Holloway above him. Will he be able to rise any higher? That’s the big question as Zabit the prospect turns into Zabit the contender. If we were to look closer at what could be his Achilles heel, cardio comes up a lot. Many Dagestani fighters have a rep...

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has updated its official rankings in the wake of the UFC Fight Night 163 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which took place last weekend (Sat., Nov. 9, 2019) inside CSKA Arena in Moscow, Russia. Get complete results and play-by-play here. After his unanimous decision win over Calvin Kattar (highlights here), streaking featherweight contender Zabit Magomedsharipov passed longtime veteran Frankie Edgar in the 145-pound rankings. Also jumping up one slot, thanks to...

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Another Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) event is in the books, as UFC Fight Night 163 went down last night (Sat., Nov. 9, 2019) from inside inside CSKA Arena in Moscow, Russia, featuring a featherweight bout that saw Zabit Magomedsharipov outlast Calvin Kattar in a back-and-forth main event (highlights). In the co-headlining act, Alexander Volkov picked apart Greg Hardy, who went the distance with the towering Russian in Heavyweight action, though he ended up losing on...

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(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Calvin Kattar after UFC on ESPN+ 21 loss?) After every event, fans wonder whom the winners will be matched up with next. And with another night of UFC action in the rearview mirror, it’s time to look forward, put on a pair of Sean Shelby and Mick Maynard’s shoes, and play UFC matchmaker for UFC on ESPN+ 21’s most noteworthy winning fighters. Those winners include Zabit Magomedsharipov...

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The UFC made its third stop in Russia on Saturday with UFC on ESPN+ 21, which took place at CSKA Arena in Moscow with a 13-fight card that streamed entirely on ESPN+. A new featherweight contender emerged from the main event when Zabit Magomedsharipov (18-1 MMA, 6-0 UFC) extended his winning streak with a clear unanimous decision over Calvin Kattar (20-4 MMA, 4-2 UFC) that was followed by a call to fight for the 145-pound...