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# Artem Lobov

Last year
# Courts
Court dismisses ex-MMA fighter's action against Conor McGregor
McGregor had called the ex-MMA fighter a rat on social media, which a judge ruled was not defamatory
# Artem Lobov
Injunction judgement reserved over allegedly defamatory social media posts by Conor McGregor
Retired MMA fighter Artem Lobov claims that he has been the subject of a barrage of harassing and defamatory posts by McGregor.
# Proper 12
Retired Russian MMA fighter sues Conor McGregor over allegedly defamatory Twitter posts
Artem Lobov claims the most damaging post about him is one where he is allegedly referred to by McGregor as being a ‘rat’.
All time
# Drop the hammer
Artem Lobov's time in the UFC has come to an end
The Straight Blast Gym featherweight says he asked to be released from his contract.
# Dominant
Lobov loses decision to Johnson at UFC Moncton
Johnson won a unanimous decision over ‘The Russian Hammer.’
# Russian rivalry
Lobov determined to exact revenge on Tukhugov over cheap shot on McGregor
Artem Lobov faces Michael Johnson this weekend but he hasn’t forgotten about Zubaira Tukhugov.
# Hammer time
Lobov to face Michael Johnson after Khabib's team-mate is pulled over Nevada investigation
The Dubliner has a new opponent for UFC Moncton.
# ultimatum
Khabib Nurmagomedov tells UFC he'll quit if team-mate is axed
Zubaira Tukhugov was scheduled to fight Artem Lobov, Conor McGregor’s training partner, later this month.
# Russian Roulette
Artem Lobov to make UFC return against Khabib Nurmagomedov's team-mate
The Dublin-based featherweight, who trains alongside Conor McGregor, will take on Zubaira Tukhugov.
# Russian Roulette
Khabib and SBG Ireland's Artem Lobov involved in verbal altercation at UFC hotel
The pair will fight on Saturday’s UFC 223 card in Brooklyn, but against separate opponents.
# Brooklyn brawl
Exciting match-up for SBG's Artem Lobov added to UFC 223
The Irish featherweight will take on Alex Caceres on the undercard of Ferguson-Nurmagomedov.
# Disappointment
Conor McGregor watches on as Artem Lobov defeated at UFC Fight Night
Andre Fili overcame the SBG Ireland fighter via unanimous decision.
# Pole Position
'He had a target on his back' - Lobov ready for the fight he's been chasing
The Straight Blast Gym featherweight returns to familiar territory tonight for his sixth outing in the UFC.
# Fight Night 108
Lobov goes the distance with Swanson, but loses decision in UFC Nashville main event
Swanson makes it four straight wins and targets featherweight title shot against Aldo or Holloway.
# Cub of the green
Lobov plans to be on standby for title bout if he shocks Swanson
The SBG featherweight is looking to cause a major upset in tonight’s UFC Fight Night 108 main event.
# Russian Roulette
Artem Lobov: Training with Conor McGregor has left me ready for anyone
The Dublin-based featherweight takes on Cub Swanson in this Saturday night’s UFC main event in Nashville.
# Friends in high places
Swanson taunts Lobov over McGregor connection ahead of UFC headliner
“I feel like with his record and things like that, there are so many more deserving people to be in the UFC.”
# russian revolution
'My problem before was that the size of my balls didn't match the size of my skill'
Opportunity knocks for Artem Lobov, who’ll headline a UFC event just over a year after considering retirement.
'I'm gonna teach him some manners' - Artem Lobov set for fight with Cub Swanson
Their upcoming bout was announced for the upcoming bout at UFC 208 last night.
# Nice and flowy
'You can put a tiger in there with me because Conor gives me that confidence'
Artem Lobov delivered his best performance to date to overcome Teruto Ishihara last night in Belfast.
# work of art
Lobov wins at UFC Belfast and McGregor leads the celebrations
The SBG featherweight was too good for Teruto Ishihara tonight at the SSE Arena.
# Russian Hammer
'The Irish have embraced me as one of their own so I look forward to putting on a show for them'
Artem Lobov looks ahead to Saturday’s outing at UFC Belfast.
'It's going to be as disappointing as your outfit': Artem Lobov reads your mean tweets
“The Russian Hammer” takes on Teruto Ishihara at UFC Belfast on 19 November.
# Reaction
Artem Lobov: 'I find it hard to respect them outside of the octagon'
The SBG Ireland featherweight tasted victory in the UFC for the first time tonight in Las Vegas.
# UFC 202
First blood to Team McGregor as Lobov dominates Diaz's team-mate Avila
It was third-time-lucky for the Russian-born Dubliner as he picked up his first win in the UFC.
# Nice and flowy
'Diaz's press conference walk-out was as fake as Pamela Anderson's tits'
UFC featherweight Artem Lobov was caught up in the fracas earlier this week in Las Vegas.
# Keep it flowy
Artem Lobov's take on the secret to getting the better of Nate Diaz
The SBG man believes his team-mate Conor McGregor well avenge his UFC 196 defeat this weekend.
# Last Chance Saloon
Lobov keen to capitalise on unexpected third bite at the cherry at UFC 202
The 30-year-old has been tasked with getting SBG Ireland off to a winning start this weekend in Las Vegas.
# UFC 202
Extra dimension added to Diaz-McGregor rivalry as team-mates Lobov and Avila set to clash
The fight is being targeted for the 20 August bill in Las Vegas.
# UFC 199
Artem Lobov wants to step in and fight the legendary BJ Penn next month
The former two-division champion needs a new opponent for UFC 199 after the withdrawal of Dennis Siver.
# UFC 196
'Nate has already accepted that he'll probably lose this fight. He's just in it for the money'
Can Nate Diaz upset Conor McGregor on Saturday night?
# Russian Roulette
'Aldo managed 13 seconds with Conor, I've lasted years' - Lobov hoping for one more UFC shot
The SBG fighter is eager to make it third-time-lucky in the UFC.
# Russian Roulette
Ireland's Artem Lobov unable to register a first UFC win after unanimous defeat in Las Vegas
The Russian-born SBG fighter went down to Alex White at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
# The Russian Hammer
'Most UFC fighters don't love fighting. Anyone would do it for $50,000'
Ahead of his second UFC bout, the adopted Irishman and sparring partner to Conor McGregor explains how he is different to many other fighters.
Ireland's Artem Lobov booked to fight at UFC 196 in Las Vegas
The SBG fighter will face Alex White on 6 February.
# Anxious wait
Lobov hopes for 'another chance' after debut disappointment in Vegas
The Straight Blast Gym fighter came up short against Ryan Hall at the TUF 22 Finale.
# TUF 22
Artem Lobov: 'Whether people want me to or not, I'll represent Ireland on the big stage'
The newest Irish UFC debutant discusses his dual nationality.
He's a former ballroom dancer and 12 other facts about Ireland's newest UFC debutant
Artem Lobov fights tomorrow night in Las Vegas.
# Shock
Lobov books TUF 22 final place but there's been a major twist in the plot
Details emerged on last night’s concluding episode.
# TUF 22
McGregor and Lobov have got the fight they wanted for the TUF semi-finals
Lobov is one win away from a guaranteed UFC debut next week.