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The Russian fighter of the mixed single combats (MMA) Askar Askarov won the first victory in the ultimate fighting tournament (UFC). It is reported Sport24.
He Flyweight fighter met with American Tim Elliott on the UFC 246 in Las Vegas (USA). The fight lasted all three rounds and ended in a unanimous victory Askarov decision. Before the UFC 159 Fight Night in a battle with Mexican Brandon Moreno was a draw split decision.
27-year-old athlete took part in the undercard of the fight between Irishman Conor McGregor and American Donald Serrone.
McGregor and serron will meet at UFC 246 in Las Vegas on January 19. For the Irish fight will be the first in 2018, when he lost to Habib Nurmagomedova. According to the head of the UFC Dana’s p. E. white, McGregor will get a chance for a rematch with the Russians in case of victory over the Serrone.
Video, photo All from Russia.