UFC LIVE Sean Strickland vs. Nasourdine Imavov

Sean Strickland (proper) defeated Nasurdin Imavov (left) c UFC Vegas 67. Photo: Play/Instagram

Last minute substitute of the injured Kelvin Gastelum at UFC Las Vegas 67held this Saturday (14), Sean Strickland turned an indigestible “penetra”. Against the promising Nasurdin Imaviv,dangerous boy‘ made his fame as a pragmatist and managed the opponent for a part of the struggle, successful the end result. After 5 rounds, the American was declared the winner by a unanimous determination of the judges.

With the end result, Strickland returned to successful methods. Before sharing the octagon with Imavov, the athlete accrued two defeats in a row, an unprecedented scenario in his profession within the middleweight (as much as 83.9 kg) in Ultimate.

Promise within the class led by Alex Poatan, Nasourdine has motive to remorse it. As properly as snapping a three-match successful streak, the Frenchman missed out on a top-10 end within the division.

“penetrates” indigestibles

The match started with Imavov taking the initiative with punches to Strickland’s face and again. In the primary minute, the French stunned with a cross. Nasurdin was extra aggressive and regarded for the answer within the quick lane. Strickland adopted his acquainted technique of going for punches. Mid-stride Sean discovered himself within the combine and rocked Imavov with a mixture of crosses and jabs. The scene ended with an alternate of blows close to the rafters.

In the second leg, Imavov mixed kicks and punches as Strickland closed in and scored with punches and kicks to the waist. After virtually two minutes performed, the American utilized one other hook to the opponent’s face and compelled Nasurdin to go backwards. In the center of the stage, Shawn stunned and managed to knock down his opponent, who stood up consecutively. The spherical ended with a frank alternate between the athletes.

The third spherical began with Strickland going for low kicks. Imavov threw punches and crosses. Shawn confirmed indicators of fatigue however continued to stroll in direction of his opponent. Midway by way of the spherical, Imavov tried a takedown, however Shawn defended properly. Over time, the fighters slowed down and the battle turned monotonous. In the ultimate seconds, Nasourdine threw a roundhouse kick, however the assault got here up empty.

In the penultimate spherical, the confrontation was nonetheless evenly matched, with the fighters betting on a stand-up bout. Strickland continued to hit his opponent, and Imavov returned the identical. Midway by way of the spherical, Nasourdine misplaced his stability after making an attempt a takedown. Shawn tried to land in an advantageous place, however the Frenchman stood up. In the middle of the octagon, the American scored and thwarted the opponent’s actions.

The ultimate spherical started with Strickland’s first jab assault. Imavov tried to retaliate, however the American was quicker. True to technique, Shawn averted publicity, and Nasurdin tried to shock. At the final minute, the fighters left for an open conflict. From shut vary, Imavov delivered a clear uppercut to Shawn’s chin, however the American wasn’t fazed. Sean began for the highest, however there was no extra time.

UFC Las Vegas 67 Stats

UFC Las Vegas 67 Results


Light heavyweight (as much as 93 kg): Sean Strickland defeated Nasurdin Imavov by unanimous determination (49-46, 49-46, 48-47)

Light weight (as much as 65.7 kg): Dan Ige defeated Damon Jackson by knockout at 4m13s from R2

Average weight (as much as 83.9 kg): Roman Kopilov defeated Punachele Soriano by TKO (punches) at 3m19s from R2

Bantam weight (as much as 61.2 kg): Rachel Pennington defeated Kathleen Vieira cut up determination (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Bantam weight (as much as 61.2 kg): Umar Nurmagomedov defeated Raoni Barcelos with knockout (blows) at 4m40s from R1


Bantam weight (as much as 61.2 kg): Javid Basharat defeated Matthew The Mouth by unanimous determination (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Middleweight (as much as 83.9kg): Abdul Razak Alhassan def Claudio Ribeiro by knockout (punches) at 28s from R2

Lightweight (beneath 150 lbs): Mateusz Rebecki def Nick Fiore by way of unanimous determination (30-27, 30-26, 30-27)

Light weight (as much as 56.7 kg): Alan Puro Oso defeated Carlos Hernandez by way of submission (rear open throttle) at 3m16s from R1

Lightweight (as much as 65.7kg): Dan Argueta def Nick Aguirre by way of unanimous determination (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Lightweight (as much as 56.7 kg): Charles Johnson def Jimmy Flick by TKO (punches) at 4m33s from R1


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