Prosports.kz continues a series of weekly digests in which we talk about the most important news from the world of mixed martial arts.
Last week, the fans were happy with several big events at once. The first of these was the Fight Nights Global 93 tournament of Russian promotion.
As part of this event, the Kazakh MMA fighter Kuat Khamitov gave a speech. As part of the light weight (70 kg) he was rejected by Nariman Abbasov from Azerbaijan, and the free title in this weight class was at stake. The fight lasted every five rounds and ended with the victory of Abbasov by the decision of the judges.
Thus, the 25-year-old Azerbaijani fighter won the 24th career victory, and Khamitov lost the 6th defeat in his career.
On April 27 in the same Moscow in the arena of CSKA in the framework of the ACA 95 tournament, spoke the Kazakh fighter Arman Ospanov. Fans of "Sunkar" waited a long time for the return of the fighter, but in the end they were rewarded for the wait.
On Saturday, Ospanov spoke out against Germany's Lom-Ali Eskiev, and the featherweight fight (66 kg) ended in the second round when a fighter from Kazakhstan won a knockout victory. This Victoria became the 10th career for Arman. In addition, the fighter returned to the winning streak after two consecutive defeats.
At the same tournament, the Kazakh light heavyweight (93 kg) held Evgeny Egemberdiev. He met former ACB champion Batraz Agnayev from Russia. The game ended in the second round when Egemberdiev interrupted his opponent in the rack and then ended in the box.
At the same time, in Kazakhstan, Miami, Florida, the Kazakh fighter Beibit Nazarov came out in Octagon. In December last year Nazarov lost to Martin Brown of the United States in the fight for the title of TIMAN FC Interim Champion. This weekend, Nazarov met as part of the TITAN FC 54 tournament with Thomas Webb from the United States. The fight lasted all three rounds and ended in favor of Nazarov with a split decision.
On the morning of April 27, Sunrise, Fla., Hosted the UFC Fight Night 150 tournament, in which the main fight was hit by the company's top middleweight, Jacare Souza, Jack Hermansson. The fight lasted all three rounds and ended in favor of Hermansson, who was in the final confrontation of outsiders.
In the co-main fight of the evening, former NFL player Greg Hardy fought for a second fight under the auspices of the UFC. In the Octagon he was confronted with the 36-year-old Russian fighter Dmitry Smolyakov. The fight ended in the first round when Hardy, 30, won a knockout victory.
In the main card, the American Mike Perry returned to the winning streak and won the lightweight welterweight (77 kg) of Alex Oliveira.
We will add that on April 30 in Almaty in the "Almaty Arena" the Alash Pride tournament takes place, in the main match Artem Reznikov (16-6) for the title of Alash Pride FC-Fighting Club and Khan Khan (3-0 ) will fight).
On the morning of May 5, Utah (Canada) hosts the UFC Fight Night 151 tournament, in which main battle Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone will perform. The former contender for the title of world champion (70 kg) Al Yaquint will face him.
The main card will also be a veteran of MMA Kab Swanson. The 35-year-old fighter from the United States returns to Octagon after suffering three consecutive defeats in the last year and a half.