Islam Makhachev frankly impressed in opposition to Thiago Moises for his first UFC important occasion final night time in Los Angeles. The Dagestanese desires to maneuver up a gear.
For his first important occasion on the UFC, Islam Makhachev upheld his legislation. The protege of Khabib Nurmagomedov, who dubbed him as his successor within the UFC’s densest light-weight class, continued his streak of seven wins with an eighth victory whereas controlling, concluded within the fourth spherical on a rear choke.
Very proficient, extraordinarily full within the mastery of his artwork, he who comes from Sambo (like Nurmagomedov), Islam Makhachev imposed horrible stress, nearly suffocating, within the battle on the bottom along with his opponent, with a horrible acceleration within the 4th spherical .
The Dagestan fighter imposed and repeated his patterns till he cracked Moises, who discovered himself too shortly along with his again to the cage and was dominated all through the battle. Islam Makhachev took the ascendancy very early to by no means loosen up the grip and cross the impediment Moises, fourteenth within the light-weight standings, with out an excessive amount of problem.
The complete downside for Makhachev shall be to search out vital opponents to his measure any further. However, till now, few of them have rushed to the gate among the many finest within the class, to face it. Islam Makhachev, he asks solely that. “Guys, you can run, but you can’t hide!” He warned.
“If they have to give me a choice, let’s do that with Tony Ferguson (fifth in the lightweight class,” as a result of we’ve a superb story with him. Khabib was alleged to battle with him 5 – 6 occasions. Let’s get it over with. This. I’m going to finish this story. I’m going to point out folks everywhere in the world that Tony is just not on Khabib’s degree. “
Baudot doesn’t go the gap
At the beginning of the night, for his second battle within the UFC within the heavyweight class, the Frenchman Alain Baudot displayed all his generosity and his panoply in opposition to the Brazilian Rodrigo Nascimento with a really excessive tempo of entry. Unfortunately, and regardless of a primary spherical which turned out to be very a lot in his favor, Baudo didn’t go the gap in opposition to his opponent.
While the French appeared to have gained the higher hand, Rodrigo Nascimento resumed drastically, advancing. The blows began to return in and harm. On the decline within the face of fixed urgent from his opponent, Alan Baudot ended up bowing on the choice of the referee who ended the battle within the second spherical (TKO).