The Russian fighter of the bantamweight division, Magomed Magomedov, continues to conquer the second MMA league of the world - Bellator, and as part of the Grand Prix, where he reached the semi-finals, he will have to fight with Patrick Meeks, who is practically unknown to the domestic audience cluster.

Magomed Magomedov vs Patrick Mix
In a contest on December 10th at Bellator 289, they will determine who will compete for the top cash prize as well as the Grand Prix title. Athletes deserve each other, and in terms of matchmaking, this is a really interesting event that has a chance to become an ornament of the event.
Former UFC 84kg title contender Jared Cannonier is looking forward to the taste of victory again after a bad run, and Fight Night 216 will give him the opportunity. Already on December 18, in Las Vegas, he will share the cage of the organization in the main fight of the evening with Sean Strickland, and at stake will be the third position in the middleweight ranking, so to speak - a place among the division's elite.

Jared Cannonier vs Sean Strickland
The odds for the fighters are extremely close, because the guys managed to prove their worth in confrontations with a number of tough opponents. Both prefer to duel in the standing position, which makes it doubly interesting, whose style will be more effective in practice. Will any of them be able to reassert their title claims?
There was a lot of hype around the signing of Rinat Fakhretdinov in the UFC, as he became the first Tatar in the history of sports to be awarded a contract with the best MMA organization on the planet. However, the protracted selection of the opponent postponed the debut of Gladiator for almost a year, so at the UFC Fight Night 216 tournament he will hold only the second fight under the auspices of the absolute championship.

Rinat Fakhretdinov vs Brian Battle
Initially, Rinat was supposed to fight with Michael Morales, but just a couple of weeks before the fight, he withdrew, and now our athlete is waiting for a duel with the winner of the penultimate season of the TUF show, Brian Battle, who has already managed to get a couple of finishes in the octagon. Their meeting will take place on the undercard of the tournament on December 18, and we will figure out which of the guys has more chances to emerge victorious from this fight.
UFC on ESPN 42 was supposed to be a showdown between top middleweights Jack Hermansson and Derek Brunson. The wrestling fight promised to be an ornament of the event, especially since the 5th position in the ranking was at stake, however, Brunson's injury forced the promotion management to quickly look for a replacement for him.

Roman Dolidze vs Jack Hermansson
The call was answered by Georgian prospect Roman Dolidze, who last year decided to move down to the middle division from light heavyweight. For him, the meeting with Hermansson is a unique opportunity to instantly break into the race of contenders, and on December 4, we will find out if Kavkazets will be able to use it correctly.
After signing Zhalgas Zhumagulov to the UFC, his loyal fans expected great success from their countryman in the promotion octagon. However, the Kazakh athlete could not settle into a new home, and now his career in the western league is in jeopardy. The last chance to save a place in the roster for Jaco will be a fight against Charles Johnson.
Zhalgas Zhumagulov vs Charles Johnson
Last summer, the American debuted in the UFC, having suffered a defeat, and therefore for him the upcoming meeting at Fight Night 215, which will take place on November 20, is a great opportunity to express himself in front of the public in Las Vegas. The fighters represent different techniques, so the interest in their confrontation only increases from this. So who will win in the end?
On Sunday, November 6, in Saratov, on the site of the Kristall arena, local basketball players from the Avtodor club will receive their counterparts from the Kuban Lokomotiv. This is the eighth match for the teams in the VTB United League 2022/23.

Avtodor vs Lokomotiv-Kuban
The central match of the next round of the VTB United League, in which Zenit St. Petersburg will host CSKA Moscow, will take place on November 1, 2022. Play the winner of last season and his vice-champion. The game will take place on the floor of the Sibur Arena sports complex in St. Petersburg.

Zenit vs CSKA
St. Petersburg SKA, confidently leading the championship, next Friday will play in Moscow against the local Dynamo. The meeting of the favorites of the Western Conference will be held on the ice of the capital's VTB Arena on October 28.

October 27 in Moscow on the basketball court of the sports complex "Krylatskoye" will be a match between the capital's CSKA and Krasnoyarsk Yenisei. The teams will determine the strongest in the regular season of the VTB United League season 2022/23.

CSKA vs Yenisei
Nizhny Novgorod and Lokomotiv Kuban will play on October 27 as part of the regular season of the VTB United League 2022/23.  The meeting will take place on the basketball court of the Nagorny cultural and entertainment complex in Nizhny Novgorod. The stands of the arena can accommodate up to 5600 spectators.

Nizhny Novgorod vs Lokomotiv-Kuban
Dominant UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya went from being a showman and flamboyant striker to a calculating, rather boring fighter in a few years, who decided to sideline the spectacular notches in the cage. However, now he has the opportunity to give a colorful duel in the stand, thanks to the "old acquaintance".

Israel Adesanya vs Alex Pereira
Building a career in kickboxing, “The Last Master of Styles” met twice with Alex Pereira, a native of the favelas, who defeated the Nigerian in those very fights. The UFC has been excited about the opportunity for a rematch between the two in an MMA bout, and at UFC 281 in New York on November 13, that bout will finally take place. How competitive will it be, and which of the guys has a better chance of winning? Let's figure it out.