Zabit Magomedsharipov Bests Calvin Kattar – UFC Moscow Results

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Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

In the main event of UFC Moscow, Zabit Magomedsharipov takes on Calvin Kattar at featherweight.

Round 1:

Kattar connects on a nice right hand down the pipe off a  Magomedsharipov kick. A nice leg kick connects for Kattar. Magomedsharipov with a nice leg kick and sidekick to the body. Now Magomedsharipov putting together a nice combination. More nice work from Magomedsharipov inside the pocket.

Kattar with some nice shots now but Magomedsharipov is pressing forward. A front kick to the face connects for Magomedsharipov. Both men exchanging inside the pocket now with big shots. A spinning backfist lands for Magomedsharipov and the round ends.

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Round 2:

Spinning backkick to the body lands for Magomedsharipov. Leg kicks from Magomedsharipov now. Magomedsharipov goes for a takedown but it’s stuffed by Kattar. Magomedsharipov right into a back clinch but Kattar scrambles out of it. Kattar with a nice overhand but Magomedsharipov responds with a let hook. Some nice uppercuts from Kattar, who just misses on a follow-up flying knee. The round comes to an end.

Round 3:

A low blow from Magomedsharipov temporarily stops the action. Kattar throwing now but he’s getting countered by Magomedsharipov nicely. Magomedsharipov sneaks in a big left hook. Kattar stuffs a Magomedsharipov takedown attempt. Some big shots connect for Kattar. Another right hand for Kattar now.

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Kattar putting shots together well, but Magomedsharipov is still firing back and moving his head, circling out. Uppercut from Kattar lands. Another uppercut for Kattar. Magomedsharipov catches a Kattar flying knee attempt and gets the takedown. Kattar is throwing a ton of shots off his back. The fight comes to an end.

Official Result: Zabit Magomedsharipov def. Calvin Kattar via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

 

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