Since its emergence in the mainstream consciousness of the North American audience in 1993, mixed martial arts (MMA) has charted one of the most remarkable trajectories of growth that the world has ever witnessed in a sport.
It’s been 11 years and 28 fights since Charles Oliveira joined the UFC, but all that changed on Saturday. He made the most of his title opportunity, his first and only one so far since entering the UFC in 2010 as a skinny 20 year old.
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Mark Striegl reveals he is now healthy and ready to fight again. He will have his second UFC fight in April with details still kept under wraps.
Khabib Nurmagomedov and Eldar Eldarov stood opposite each other inside the cage over 11 years ago when the two were starting out as young mixed martial artists in their home country of Russia.