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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Watch The Ultimate Fighter Tournament of Champions Finale post-fight press conference live following the event.
2016-12-01
Tim Elliott s'est mérité la chance d'une vie après avoir remporté la 24ème édition de la série TUF. Il disputera le titre au champion poids mouche, Demetrious Johnson, sameid sur RDS 2 et TSN 2. Elliott s'est entretenu avec Megan Olivi.
2016-12-01
Megan Olivi a discuté avec le champion poids mouche de l'UFC, Demetrious Johnson, et abordé le sujet de sa défense de titre à l'événement The Ultimate Fighter Finale et ce qui fait de lui le champion le plus dominant de l'histoire de l'UFC.
2016-12-01
Voyez les face-à-face de la journée des médias de l'événement The Ultimate Fighter Finaleen prévision des combats qui seront présentés samedi sur RDS 2 et TSN 2. Demetrious Johnson vs Tim Elliott, Joseph Benavidez vs Henry Cejudo et plus.
2016-12-01