Chechen MMA fighter defeated in his UFC debut after 23-0 profitable run

On Feb 18, Khusein Askhabov entered the UFC. He took half in UFC Vegas 69, a combat card that featured Jessica Andrade vs. Erin Blanchfield, a flyweight bout. The occasion happened on the UFC Apex Facility in Paradise, Nevada.

On the preliminary spherical of the combat card, Askhabov confronted Jamall Emmers in a featherweight match. The Chechen had knowledgeable document of 23-0 and was an unbeaten athlete going into the match. 16 of these triumphs have been achieved by Askhabov via finishes (six by submission and ten by knockout).

On the opposite aspect, Emmers had a first-round submission loss in his final bout in August 2021. Askhabov’s night didn’t go properly as a result of he was outmatched by his opponent for a lot of the match. After fifteen minutes of motion, Emmers gained the bout unanimously, ending a 28-year streak of unbeaten fights. The ultimate rating was 30–27 in favour of “Prettyboy,” based on all three judges.

Emmers appeared emotional throughout his post-fight octagon interview with Paul Felder and made a speech supposed to encourage. Additionally, the 33-year-old acknowledged that he wish to take part within the UFC 287 occasion, which is scheduled to happen in Miami, Florida.

Twitter responds to Khusein Askhabov’s defeat at UFC 69 in Las Vegas.

The battle between Khusein Askhabov and one other Chechen fighter on Feb 18 generated quite a lot of dialogue amongst MMA followers on Twitter.

Twitter customers had been fast to specific their feedback about ‘Nohcho’s loss. He was additionally made enjoyable of by somebody who questioned the legitimacy of his 23-fight profitable streak.

“Phrases can’t describe it. I simply went via lots. Life kicked my b*tt, taught me some classes. This combat was simply quarter-hour. I gave it my all within the quarter-hour I had, however I needed to combat day by day exterior of the cage. So, these quarter-hour had been heaven to me… I wanna combat again in Miami, in my hometown. So, you realize, Sean Shellby… let me get on that.”

Another person prompt that the 28-year-old might have discovered the competitiveness enhance too nice.


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