• Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Aleksei Oleinik and UFC Fight Night 136's other winning fighters?

    7 days ago - By MMAjunkie

    Aleksei Oleinik may be 41, but he continued his rise up the heavyweight rankings on Saturday when he defeated Mark Hunt in the UFC Fight Night 136 main event.
    Oleinik capped off the UFC's debut in Russia when he submitted Hunt in the opening round of the headlining bout, which took place at Olympic Stadium in Moscow and streamed on UFC Fight Pass.
    Prior to Hunt's win, Jan Blachowicz , Shamil Abdurakhimov and Alexey Kunchenko earned victories on the main card.
    After every event, fans wonder whom the winners will be matched up with next. And with another night of UFC action in the rearview...
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  • UFC Moscow: Aleksei Oleinik eventually made 'tremendously hard task' look easy vs. Mark Hunt

    UFC Moscow: Aleksei Oleinik eventually made 'tremendously hard task' look easy vs. Mark Hunt

    7 days ago - By MMAjunkie

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    Aleksei Oleinik def. Mark Hunt at UFC Fight Night 136: Best photos view 5 images
    MOSCOW - Want to hear a quick imitation of Aleksei Oleinik 's resume?
    Submission submission submission submission submission submission submission submission submission submission submission submission submission submission submission. Sigh. submission submission submission submission submission submission submission.
    Rinse. Repeat.
    In 57 career wins, the Russian has 45 submissions. On Saturday, in the UFC Fight Night 136 main event, Oleinik finished Mark Hunt with a first-round rear-naked choke. And...
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  • UFC Fight Night 136 post-event facts: A closer look at Aleksei Oleinik's stoppage streak

    UFC Fight Night 136 post-event facts: A closer look at Aleksei Oleinik's stoppage streak

    8 days ago - By MMAjunkie

    UFC made its debut in Russia on Saturday with UFC Fight Night 136. The event took place at Olympic Stadium in Moscow and streamed on UFC Fight Pass.
    In the main event, Aleksei Oleinik continued to build his resume in the heavyweight division when he took out Mark Hunt with a first-round submission , further extending his stoppage streak.
    For
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