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UFC Saudi Arabia: ‘Whittaker vs. Aliskerov’ Stay Outcomes and Highlights

The Octagon invades Riyadh for today’s UFC Saudi Arabia event, an eleven-bout fight card headlined by Robert Whittaker vs. Ikram Aliskerov. Whittaker (26-7 MMA) will be returning to action for the first time since scoring a unanimous decision win over Paulo Costa this past February at UFC 298. The victory was of course preceded by

UFC Saudi Arabia: ‘Whittaker vs. Aliskerov’ Stay Outcomes and Highlights

The Octagon invades Riyadh for as we speak’s UFC Saudi Arabia occasion, an eleven-bout combat card headlined by Robert Whittaker vs. Ikram Aliskerov. UFC Saudi Arabia

Whittaker (26-7 MMA) shall be returning to motion for the primary time since scoring a unanimous resolution win over Paulo Costa this previous February at UFC 298. The victory was in fact preceded by a TKO loss to reigning middleweight champion Dricus Du Plessis at UFC 290.

In the meantime, Ikram Aliskerov (15-1 MMA) has gone 2-0 since becoming a member of the Final Combating Championship. The Russian standout has scored stoppage victories over Phil Hawes and Warley Alvez in his first two Octagon appearances.

UFC Saudi Arabia is co-headlined by a heavyweight bout that includes Sergei Pavlovich (18-2 MMA) going up towards Alexander Volkov (37-10 MMA).

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Pavlovich shall be trying to get again within the win column after struggling a knockout loss to Tom Aspinall (14-4 MMA) final November at UFC 295 in a bout for the promotion‘s interim heavyweight title. That setback snapped a six-fight successful streak for the 32-year-old, with all of these victories coming by means of KO / TKO.

In the meantime, Alexander Volkov will enter the Octagon sporting a three-fight successful streak, his most up-to-date being a submission victory over Tai Tuivasa final September at UFC 293 (see that here). Previous to that, ‘Drago’ had picked up TKO victories over Jairzinho Rozenstruik and Alexander Romanov respectively.

Additionally featured on the UFC Saudi Arabia predominant card lineup is a middleweight bout between Kelvin Gastelum and Daniel Rodriguez. The bout was initially slated to happen at welterweight however was later moved to 185lbs as a result of a botched weight cut by ‘KG’.

Gastelum (17-9 MMA) will enter the competition trying to rebound, this after struggling a submission loss to Sean Brady in his most up-to-date effort at UFC Austin. That setback was preceded by a unanimous resolution win over Chris Curtis at UFC 287.

In the meantime, Daniel Rodriguez (17-4 MMA) will enter the bout with hopes of snapping a two-fight dropping skid. ‘D-Rod’ is coming off back-to-back stoppage losses towards Neil Magny and Ian Machado Garry respectively.

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Get all of as we speak’s stay outcomes and highlights beneath (refresh for updates):

UFC Saudi Arabia Foremost Card (ABC, ESPN+, 3 p.m. ET)

Robert Whittaker (186) vs. Ikram Aliskerov (184) – Whittaker def. Aliskerov through KO in Spherical 1

Sergei Pavlovich (260) vs. Alexander Volkov (258) – Volkov def. Pavlovich by unanimous resolution (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Kelvin Gastelum (184.5) vs. Daniel Rodriguez (184) – Gastelum def. Rodriguez by unanimous resolution (29-28, 30-27 x2)

Shara Magomedov (185.5) vs. Antonio Trocoli (185.5) – Magomedov def. Trocoli through KO (punches) at 2:27 of Spherical 3

Johnny Walker (206) vs. Volkan Oezdemir (206) – Oezdemir def. Walker through KO at 2:28 of Spherical 1

UFC Saudi Arabia Preliminary Card (ESPN, ESPN+, 12 P.M. ET)

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Nasrat Haqparast (156) vs. Jared Gordon (156) – Haqparast def. Gordon by break up resolution (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Muhammad Naimov (145.5) vs. Felipe Lima (145.5) – Lima def. Naimov through submission (rear-naked choke) at 1:15 of Spherical 3

Rinat Fakhretdinov (170.5) vs. Nicolas Dalby (171) – Fakhretdinov def. Nicolas Dalby by break up resolution (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)

Kyung Ho Kang (136) vs. Muin Gafurov (136) – Gafurov def. Kang by unanimous resolution (30-27 x3)

Magomed Gadzhiyasulov (205) vs. Brendson Ribeiro (205) – Gadzhiyasulov def. Ribeiro by majority resolution (29-28, 29-28, 28-28)

Xiao Lengthy (136) vs. Chang Ho Lee (136) – Lee def. Xiao by break up resolution (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Who’re you selecting to win tonight’s middleweight predominant occasion between Robert Whittaker and Ikram Aliskerov?

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