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LONDON – Cyrille Diabate was sure of his plans heading into Saturday’s fight in London. Afterward, he reaffirmed them.
After a first-round submission loss to Ilir Latifi (8-3 MMA, 1-1 UFC) at UFC Fight Night 37, Diabate (19-10-1 MMA, 4-4 UFC) called it quits on a combat sports career that has spanned more than 20 years. 396 more words
LONDON – After more than 20 years in combat sports, Cyrille Diabate believes it’s time to call it quits.
The 40-year-old fighter, from France, on Thursday told MMAjunkie that his fight against Ilir Latifi at Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 37 event in London will be his last. 726 more words
The official lineup for the UFC’s March return to England is set, and Cyrille Diabate (19-9-1 MMA, 4-3 UFC) vs. Ilir Latifi (7-3 MMA, 0-1 UFC) will headline a six-fight preliminary card while Omari Akhmedov (12-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) vs. 248 more words
A pair of European light heavyweights will square off when the UFC returns to London in March.
Cyrille Diabate (19-9-1 MMA, 4-3 UFC) will take on Ilir Latifi (7-3 MMA, 0-1 UFC) at the promotion’s first “European tour” stop of 2014. 232 more words