UFC St. Petersburg: Results
UFC returned to St. Petersburg Russia this past weekend and put on one helluva show for the fans. Starting off the night with 4 straight finishes the crowd was in a frenzy early for this event. Let’s take a look at the results from an action packed night of fights.
Alen Amedovski vs. Krzysztof Jotko – Jotko def. Amedovski by unanimous decision (30-25, 30-26 x2)
Roxanne Modafferi vs. Antonina Shevchenko – Modafferi def. Shevchenko by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Marcelo Golm vs. Sergei Pavlovich – Pavlovich def. Golm by KO (punches) at 1:06 of Round One
Islam Makhachev vs. Arman Tsarukyan – Makhachev def. Tsarukyan by unanimous decision (30-27 x2, 29-28)
Alistair Overeem vs. Aleksei Oleinik – Overeem def. Oleinik by TKO (knees and elbow) at 4:45 of Round One
Rafael Fiziev vs. Magomed Mustafaev — Mustafaev def. Fiziev by TKO (spinning back kick and punches) at 1:26 of Round One
Gadzhimurad Antigulov vs. Michal Oleksiejczuk — Oleksiejczuk def. Antigulov by KO (punches) at 0:44 of Round One
Shamil Abdurakhimov vs. Marcin Tybura — Abdurakhimov def. Tybura by TKO (punches) at 3:15 of Round Two
Alex da Silva vs. Alexander Yakovlev — Yakovlev def. da Silva by submission (Schultz headlock) at 3:10 of Round Two
Movsar Evloev vs. Seung Woo Choi — Evloev def. Choi by unanimous decision (29-27 x2, 29-26)
Sultan Aliev vs. Keita Nakamura — Aliev def. Nakamura by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Great night of MMA action and some solid wins mixed with a couple big time upsets that really made for a brilliant return to Russia. Some big time finishes on both the prelims and the main card showcased some extremely talented fighters and showed the competitive balance in the UFC. Next weekend hold another fight night and we can only hope it will provide the fast paced high octane action this one did.
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