Wisconsin MMA Fighter Under Investigation For Violent Conduct

An MMA fighter from Wisconsin is currently under investigation amidst reports of violent conduct involving women. 29-year-old Frank Schuman was identified in a Facebook post by the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office as having committed acts of violence directed against women. No details regarding the number of violent acts or the number of women involved has…

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An MMA fighter from Wisconsin is currently under investigation amidst reports of violent conduct involving women.

29-year-old Frank Schuman was identified in a Facebook post by the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office as having committed acts of violence directed against women.

No details regarding the number of violent acts or the number of women involved has been shared at this time. Law enforcement in northern Wisconsin, including the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office and Wisconsin Department of Justice, is actively involved in acquiring information related to Schuman’s involvement in the alleged incident(s).

(Pure Fighting Championships)

Authorities in Wisconsin have requested that anyone with information pertaining to Schuman or any of these violent acts contact them as soon as possible.

Active in MMA competition since 2010, Frank “The Nightmare” Schuman went 6-3 as an amateur fighter before making his pro debut in 2014. He’s gone 11-6 as a professional with the majority of his bouts contested for the California-based MMA promotion King of the Cage. That record includes a 2016 submission lost to UFC veteran Zak Ottow, shortly before the latter fighter joined the UFC.

Schuman most recently fought Eric Wisely at Caged Aggression 27 in 2020 and was stopped by strikes in the second round.

The Wisconsin-native was previously found guilty on three counts of domestic battery against his ex-wife in 2018 and served an eight-month jail sentence.

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Gilbert Burns Says Charles Oliveira Can Beat Islam Makhachev With His Superior Striking Skills

Gilbert BurnsUFC Welterweight title challenger Gilbert Burns, believes that Charles Oliveira would beat Islam Makhachev due to his striking being better all around than Makhachev’s at this point. Oliveira has gone head to head with some of the best strikers in the lightweight division. The lightweight division has some of the most elite strikers in the […]

Gilbert Burns

UFC Welterweight title challenger Gilbert Burns, believes that Charles Oliveira would beat Islam Makhachev due to his striking being better all around than Makhachev’s at this point.

Oliveira has gone head to head with some of the best strikers in the lightweight division. The lightweight division has some of the most elite strikers in the UFC and is one of the most dangerous divisions in the entire sport. Oliveira has had times in all his fights when he out struck Dustin Poirier, Michael Chandler, and Justin Gaethje in his recent title run and defenses.

Justin Gaethje is known for his striking ability, and Oliveira rocked him in the first 10 seconds of the fight and even knocked him down. Makhachev’s striking is no where close to any of the previous three fighters mentioned, but his ground game and wrestling is one on the best we have ever seen in UFC history.

Gilbert Burns believes that Charles Oliveira may have a hand up in a title fight against Islam Makhachev

“If I was the matchmaker, I would make Islam vs Oliveira for sure,” Burns said in an interview with Helen Yee. “That’s a fight that is very intriguing. I still believe Oliveira can get the win, because his striking. The pressure that he does and the jiu-jitsu. People say all the sambo and hey I got it, but Oliveira is huge for that division…. I think he’s on a different level.”

Burns is ready to see the fight between Oliveira, much like mostly everyone involved in the sport. The only thing that may be holding the UFC back from making the fight at the moment, is the fact that Makhachev has yet to beat a top five ranked fighter in the division. He has also only beaten one top 10 fighter, Dan Hooker on short notice.

Burns himself is coming off an amazing bout against Khamzat Chimaev, that could have easily went either way. Burns is one of the best strikers in his division and he pairs that with phenomenal jiu-jitsu, much like Oliveira does.

UFC Fight Night 206: Holm vs. Vieira Odds, Schedule, Predictions

After more than a year-and-a-half away from the Octagon, Holly Holm will make her return against Ketlen Vieira in an important bantamweight main event at UFC Fight Night 206. Julianna Pena’s win over Amanda Nunes has broken the division wide open…

After more than a year-and-a-half away from the Octagon, Holly Holm will make her return against Ketlen Vieira in an important bantamweight main event at UFC Fight Night 206. Julianna Pena’s win over Amanda Nunes has broken the division wide open…

Rafael dos Anjos labels Islam Makhachev A ‘P****’, As He Sets His Sights On A Fight With Charles Oliveira.

Rafael dos AnjosThe former UFC Lightweight Champion, Rafael dos Anjos (31-13 MMA) has recently withdrawn his interest to fight the No. 4 ranked lightweight contender, Islam Makhachev (22-1 MMA). The pair have nearly been scheduled to fight in the octagon on multiple occasions before the idea was shelved for the time being by the UFC. The closest […]

Rafael dos Anjos

The former UFC Lightweight Champion, Rafael dos Anjos (31-13 MMA) has recently withdrawn his interest to fight the No. 4 ranked lightweight contender, Islam Makhachev (22-1 MMA).

The pair have nearly been scheduled to fight in the octagon on multiple occasions before the idea was shelved for the time being by the UFC. The closest the fighters have come to making a date official was at UFC 272 in March after Rafael Fiziev – Dos Anjos’s opponent -was forced out of the bout after testing positive for COVID. 

Whist the process of finding a replacement went on, Makhachev offered to fill in and take the fight via his social media. However, there was no physical agreement made, and UFC lightweight veteran, Renato Moicano (16-5-1 MMA) was put forward as the official replacement for the fight.

The 37-year-old is now focused again on his original UFC 272 opponent, Rafael Fiziev. 

Their bout has now been rescheduled for July 9th and Rafael dos Anjos has also had the time to choose the right words he wanted to use to describe Makhachev on his social media.

“Islam is a p****,” dos Anjos told MMA Fighting. “I took the fight. Straight up, he’s a p****. I took the fight, he took the fight. I went to bed, [I] thought I’m going to fight him, and then in the morning he tried to say otherwise. I’m glad Dana White came over and said the truth.”

“He’s trying to play cool and he’s trying to play, ‘I’m going to take the fight’, Dos Anjos continued. “He said 170, I said 165, and they kept [saying] 170. I was 170 when I was speaking to the UFC at the time. I said, ‘I’ll take this fight against Islam at 170, I just want to fight. I haven’t fought in so long, I had a hard training camp, I want to fight anybody.’ Then in the morning, the deal fell out on his side.”

Rafael dos Anjos eyes up a potential title shot by the end of 2022

Rafael dos Anjos’s issue with Makhachev wasn’t that the 30-year-old didn’t take the fight on short notice, but rather that Islam Makhachev volunteered to replace Fiziev only to turn away from the opportunity when the UFC offered him the bout at 170ib.

Ever since returning to the Lightweight division, Dos Anjos has had ambitions of reclaiming his Lightweight gold, although he admits ‘the division is crazy,’ he states that he sees a scenario in which he and another certain native Brazilian go head-to-head in Brazil later this year.

“I heard the UFC is going to do a big show in Brazil in December, and why not Brazil vs. Brazil? Once I get past Fiziev, me against Charles would be a great fight.” (Transcribed by MMAFighting.com)

Do you think Rafael dos Anjos will reclaim his Lightweight gold?

Khabib Nurmagomedov Still Confident In Booking Junior dos Santos vs. Fedor Emelianenko Despite JDS Shoulder Injury

KhabibDespite Junior dos Santos’ loss to Yorgan De Castro at Eagle FC 47: Redemption, Khabib Nurmagomedov has stated he is still interested in booking a cross-promotional fight between ‘Cigano’ and MMA legend, Fedor Emelianenko. JDS initially had great success against De Castro in their main event fight. However, in round three, dos Santos dislocated his […]

Khabib

Despite Junior dos Santos’ loss to Yorgan De Castro at Eagle FC 47: Redemption, Khabib Nurmagomedov has stated he is still interested in booking a cross-promotional fight between ‘Cigano’ and MMA legend, Fedor Emelianenko.

JDS initially had great success against De Castro in their main event fight. However, in round three, dos Santos dislocated his arm after throwing a punch, resulting in a doctor’s stoppage TKO victory for ‘The Mad Titan.’

Prior to the fight, Khabib Nurmagomedov had stated that if dos Santos won, he would be booked in a cross-promotional fight with Fedor Emelianenko, who is currently signed with Bellator MMA. If De Castro won, he would be granted a shot at the Eagle FC heavyweight title, currently held by Rizvan Kuniev.

However, it now seems that both men will receive the fight they were initially promised. In the aftermath of the fight, Khabib had the following to say on the topic of Junior dos Santos’ next fight for Eagle FC:

“I’m not a doctor, but I see a lot of injuries inside the gym like this with shoulders, with knees. I think after three or four months, he can come back to sparring, and at the end of the year we can make this fight. Next week I’m going to sit with Scott Coker and we’re going to discuss about this fight.”

He went on to state that:

“Junior was looking amazing. [For a] long time, I didn’t see [him look like] how he looked like tonight. He was looking very good. I think it was maybe his best shape in the last couple years, maybe five, six years. But it is what it is, you know? This is a very tough sport. You can’t even blink in this sport when you’re inside the cage, because I know how it is being inside the cage, standing with someone [who’s] a professional athlete in front of you. It’s very dangerous and you have to stay focused every single second.” (H/T MMA Fighting).

Khabib Nurmagomedov on the future of Yorgan De Castro at Eagle FC

Khabib Nurmagomedov also reiterated his comments in the buildup to the fight that if Yorgan De Castro would be victorious, he would be granted a shot at the title.

“He was looking good too,” Nurmagomedov said. “De Castro showed his heart. He’s mentally a very strong fighter today, and he won. It’s a question of how, but he won. And I think maybe it’s going to be a good matchup, De Castro vs. Rizvan Kuniev, fight for the title, and we work on this Junior vs. Fedor [for the] end of this year.”

Russian MMA Fighter Faces Possible Sentence For Extortion Of Minor

A Russian MMA fighter is facing a possible seven years in prison after allegedly extorting money from a teenager. Askhab Magomedov was arrested at a hotel in Moscow after the extorted teenager’s mother became aware of the incident and informed the police. According to Inzvestia.ru, Magomedov threatened the teenager with blackmail and violence in an…

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A Russian MMA fighter is facing a possible seven years in prison after allegedly extorting money from a teenager.

Askhab Magomedov was arrested at a hotel in Moscow after the extorted teenager’s mother became aware of the incident and informed the police. According to Inzvestia.ru, Magomedov threatened the teenager with blackmail and violence in an attempt to obtain the desired money.

Police also arrested streamer Nekoglai at the hotel room where Magomedov was staying, though it’s unclear at this time if the streamer is involved in the case.

Fearing the threats made by Magomedov, the unnamed minor paid part of the demanded 600,000 rubles in October 2021.

Askhab Magomedov (ss.sport-express.ru)

Ministry of Internal Affairs spokesperson Yulia Invanova released this statement following the arrests.

“Thanks to the joint work of investigators of the capital’s Investigative Committee and employees of the criminal investigation department of the Main Department of Internal Affairs of Russia in Moscow, with the power support of SOBR “Capital” of the State Institution of Rosgvardia in Moscow, two defendants of 1989 and 1999 years of birth were detained. Searches were carried out at their place of residence.”

This was not Magomedov’s first run-in with law enforcement. It was recently reported that he got into an altercation with security guards near a Moscow railway station on April 25. The Russian MMA fighter apparently drove his car through a barrier and into a parking lot close to the railway station. Magomedov then became combative with parking lot security, resulting in the police being called.

While Magomedov was detained by police for the incident in April, no other punishment came as a result of his actions. Should he be found guilty in this extortion case, Magomedov could spend up to seven years in prison.

Askhab Magomedov holds a 1-1 record as a professional MMA fighter. He lost a featherweight bout via strikes in 2009, and most recently competed in 2019 as a middleweight. Magomedov won that bout via third-round corner stoppage.

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