Photo album: Fathers and fighters

Inside the Octagon, ferocious UFC and WEC fighters go by a bevy of menacing nicknames: The Crowbar, Batman, Lil' Heathen... but outside, many of them go by just three even more powerful letters: "Dad."

Inside the Octagon, ferocious UFC and WEC fighters go by a bevy of menacing nicknames: The Crowbar, Batman, Lil' Heathen... but outside, many of them go by just three even more powerful letters: "Dad." Click to see photo album

Take Vladimir Matyushenko, aka The Janitor, who's headlining the UFC's first-ever fight card in San Diego on August 1. Just 21 years old when his son was born, he raised the boy himself -- all of their extended family still lives in Belarus. Today, Roman Matyushenko is a great martial artist with a promising MMA career ahead of him who just graded from Air Force boot camp.

fdmatyu“Being a father is the hardest and greatest challenge I have ever faced; but it is also the most fun, significant, and fulfilling experience of my life," he says. My son, Roman, has brought the best out of me, and I am grateful to him for that. ”

To celebrate Father's Day, we created this album of pictures of fighters with their own fathers and with their children.
 

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L'animatrice de La minute UFC, Lisa Foiles, vous fait le compte-rendu du plus récent épisode The Ultimate Fighter.
2017-05-24
En prévision de l'UFC 212 : Aldo vs Holloway, l'UFC tiendra une conférence téléphonique le jeudi 25 mai à 14:00 HE/17:00 HP avec les vedettes du combat principal.
2017-05-25
Voyez l'impressionnante victoire par KO de Ben Saunders sur Marcus Davis à l'UFC 106 en 2009. Saunders affrontera Peter Sobotta à l'événement Fight Night Stockholm ce dimanche.
Daniel Cormier dévoile qui devrait selon lui être le prochain à lui disputer le titre des poids mi-lourds s'il le conserve après avoir affronté Jon Jones à l'UFC 214.
2017-05-24