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Undefeated Bantamweight Showdown Ends in Dominant Victory

Read about the thrilling bantamweight showdown between Umar Nurmagomedov and Bekzat Almakhan at UFC Vegas 87. Nurmagomedov’s dominant victory cements his undefeated record and establishes him as a top contender in the division.

Round Winner Method
1 Nurmagomedov Ground and Pound
2 Nurmagomedov Takedowns and Control
3 Nurmagomedov Ground and Pound

Umar Nurmagomedov showcased his superior grappling skills and ground and pound technique, securing a dominant victory over Bekzat Almakhan at UFC Vegas 87. Nurmagomedov’s undefeated record remains intact as he establishes himself as a top contender in the bantamweight division.

Undefeated Bantamweight Showdown

A highly anticipated bantamweight bout took place on the UFC Vegas 87 fight card, showcasing two of the most promising prospects in the division. Umar Nurmagomedov, with an impressive undefeated record, faced off against Bekzat Almakhan in a thrilling showdown at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. Both fighters entered the octagon with high expectations and delivered an action-packed fight.

Round 1

The first round started with Almakhan attempting a high kick, which was effectively blocked by Nurmagomedov. Nurmagomedov responded with a powerful leg kick, showing his striking skills. However, Almakhan landed a devastating left hand that knocked Nurmagomedov down. Nurmagomedov quickly recovered and took Almakhan down, transitioning to side control and then to Almakhan’s back. Nurmagomedov showcased his ground and pound skills, delivering powerful right hands. Almakhan managed to work his way back to full guard, but Nurmagomedov continued his assault with elbows. The round clearly went in favor of Nurmagomedov.

Round 2

Nurmagomedov continued to pressure Almakhan in the second round, landing a solid right hand and securing a takedown. He swiftly transitioned to half guard and then to side control, showcasing his superior grappling skills. Almakhan managed to reverse the position and get back to his feet, but Nurmagomedov wasted no time in taking him down again. Nurmagomedov maintained top position and delivered a barrage of punches. Although Almakhan attempted to stand up, Nurmagomedov’s control was too strong. The second round ended with Nurmagomedov in dominant position.

Round 3

In the final round, Nurmagomedov started with a leg kick, and Almakhan responded with a high kick that narrowly missed its target. Almakhan connected with a counter right hand, but Nurmagomedov quickly changed levels and executed another takedown. From there, Nurmagomedov unleashed a series of short elbows and punches, leaving Almakhan in a vulnerable position. Despite Almakhan’s attempts to escape, Nurmagomedov maintained mount position until the end of the fight.

The judges’ scorecards were unanimous, with all three scoring the fight 30-25, 30-26, and 30-26 in favor of Nurmagomedov. This dominant victory solidifies Nurmagomedov’s undefeated record and establishes him as one of the top contenders in the bantamweight division.