Artem Lobov, the Irish mixed martial arts fighter of Russian origin, which left the UFC, can continue career in Ukrainian promotion World Warriors Fighting Championship (WWFC), writes ringside24.
According to the source, the TDS can spend the following fight with the champion WWFC in the lightweight and Featherweight divisions Hassan by Acharonim. It is reported that Lobov demanded fees in the amount of $100 thousand.
As previously wrote Znayu Lobov has terminated the contract with the UFC by mutual consent of the parties. Now he is a free agent.
As part of the UFC Lobov has held seven fights (3 wins, 4 defeats), the last of which – against Michael Johnson – lost. Lobov also known as sparring partner of former UFC champion Conor McGregor.
Wrote Znayu, Habib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor suspended for a long time after their fights at UFC 229 6 October 2018.
Nurmagomedov was suspended from fighting for 9 months and was fined 500 thousand dollars. McGregor get suspended for six months, and fined 50 thousand dollars. The timing of the disqualifications are counted from the 6th of October.
We will remind, the champion of UFC in lightweight Russian Habib Nurmagomedov is suspected of involvement in the attack on the well-known Dagestani blogger and showman Eldar Hirasawa.
As writes the Dagestan edition Draft, in Makhachkala on Hirasawa was attacked by a mob and severely beaten for alleged careless remarks about the fighter.
Among the attackers, according to the newspaper, was the second Nurmagomedov Magomed Magomedov. The attack was carried out on 26 January, and happened in front of Nurmagomedov. According to the publication Super.ru, Habib at this time was in Australia.
As reported by the portal Znayu, Nurmagomedov wants to leave the UFC.