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Darren Russell

Darren Russell is a combat sports journalist based in the North West of England. He has attended events across the world ranging from the industry leader, UFC to regional shows such as Tanko. He is also a former football scout, working for Everton and Brentford.

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UFC 226 Will Be Intense!
UFC 226: Will History Be Made In Las Vegas?
The UFC’s marquee event is back around for their July fight card in the fight capital of the world, Las Vegas. The plague has continued…
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Who Comes Out On Top In This Fight?
Miocic vs. Cormier: The Superfight
The term “super fight” was born in bizarre circumstances in 1969 when Rocky Marciano and Muhammad Ali went head-to-head in a fictional boxing match, to…
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Who Comes Out On Top In This Fight?
UFC Singapore: Edwards And Cerrone Meet In Welterweight Main Event In Singapore!
The Octagon returns to Singapore this weekend, just over a year on from the UFC’s last venture to the Southeast Asian Territory. UK fans can…
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UFC 225 Review And Results
UFC 225: Whittaker Emerges Victorious from Romero War, Covington Clinches Gold!
Robert Whittaker looked to make his mark early, targeting the Cuban with leg kicks in the opening minute of the fight. Romero demonstrated his dangerous…
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Stacked Card For UFC 225
UFC 225: Whittaker vs. Romero Goes Ahead Despite Weigh In Madness
It wouldn’t be a big fight in the UFC without some weigh-in drama, would it?! On Friday afternoon, the MMA community waited on middleweight title…
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Will CM Punk Make An Impact On The UFC?
UFC 225: The Curious Case Of CM Punk
To say that CM Punk’s stint in the octagon divides opinion, would be a huge understatement. In the eyes of the MMA community, he’s already…
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Knocked Out While Slamming Opponent ...
UFC Utica: Nathaniel Wood Scores Stunning Debut Victory While Jarred Brooks Knocks Himself Out Slamming Jose Torres
England’s own Nathaniel Wood made an instant impact on his UFC bow, submitting vastly experienced Brazilian Johnny Eduardo with a D’Arce choke in the second…
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We Are In For A Big Fight Tonight!
UFC Utica: Rivera Vs. Moraes Tops Bill Featuring England€™s Nathaniel Wood!
The octagon touches down in Utica, New York ahead of the promotion’s debut in the city, with highly rated bantamweights Jimmie Rivera and Marlon Moraes…
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Can That Night In Barcelona Be Bettered?
5 Of The Best Champions League Finals Of All Time
With so much at stake, and both sides fearful of slipping up, major finals can occasionally be stodgy affairs short on attacking initiative. But the…
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Till Cashes In With A Career Best Showing
Darren Till Outpoints Stephen Thompson At UFC Liverpool
Darren Till edged a decision victory over top ranked welterweight Stephen Thompson in front of a barmy crowd at the Echo Arena in Liverpool. An…
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UFC Fight Night 130 Liverpool: Preview
UFC Debuts In Liverpool Following Weigh-in Chaos!
London, Manchester, Nottingham, Glasgow, Belfast, Birmingham and Newcastle. These cities have hosted twenty-two UFC events between them, with Liverpool being a major absentee from this…
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Nunes Retains Belt After Brutal Battle In Rio
UFC 224: Amanda Nunes Retains Crown On Incredible Night in Rio!
UFC 224 on paper might’ve lacked pay-per-view appeal… but it delivered on a massive scale. Eleven finishes across thirteen fights left the running for performance…
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Here's Why UFC 224 Is Set To Be A Cracker
UFC 224: Brazil Vs The World In Rio De Janeiro
The octagon returns to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for the fifth time in under four years this Saturday evening. The card is headlined by Brazil’s…
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Can Amanda Nunes Make it 7 Wins On The Spin At UFC 224?
UFC 224: Amanda Nunes Looks To Retain Bantamweight Crown In Brazil
Amanda “The Lioness” Nunes returns to her native Brazil, looking to defend her bantamweight crown for the third time, as she takes on perennial contender…
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Mir Stunned By Emelianenko At Bellator 198
Bellator 198 Review: Fedor Emelianenko Stuns Frank Mir, Danis and Gracie Win By Submission
Fedor Emelianenko rolled back the years to stop fellow heavyweight legend Frank Mir inside the opening minute of their bout at the Allstate Arena in…
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