Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-10-21, disappointing mma bout: Magomed Ankalaev vs Johnny Walker gets two stars (take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2023).
Walker vs Ankalaev is scheduled to take place Saturday, October 21st, at the Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates), in a 3-round light heavyweight (205 lbs, 93 kg) bout; it is the on the undercard of Islam Makhachev vs Alexander Volkanovski 2 – UFC 294. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Magomed Ankalaev record
Magomed Ankalaev entered this fight with a mma record of 17-1-1 (53% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he is ranked as the No.5 light heavyweight in the world.
He suffered his only loss when he faced Paul Craig in 2018, since then he has collected nine victories, the last two with Thiago Santos (Thiago Santos vs Magomed Ankalaev) and Anthony Smith (Magomed Ankalaev vs Anthony Smith), and one draw, with Jan Blachowicz (Jan Blachowicz vs Magomed Ankalaev).
Johnny Walker record
His opponent, Johnny Walker, has an official record of 21-7-0 (90% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.9 in the light heavyweight division.
He lost two consecutive bouts between 2021 and 2022, against Thiago Santos (Thiago Santos vs Johnny Walker) and Jamahal Hill (Johnny Walker vs Jamahal Hill), but then he has won three times, the last one with Anthony Smith (Anthony Smith vs Johnny Walker).
Here is the UFC 294 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN PPV)
Islam Makhachev vs Alexander Volkanovski 2
Kamaru Usman vs Khamzat Chimaev
Magomed Ankalaev vs Johnny Walker
Ikram Aliskerov vs Warlley Alves
Said Nurmagomedov vs Muin Gafurov
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN+)
Tim Elliott vs Muhammad Mokaev
Trevor Peek vs Mohammad Yahya
Victor Henry vs Javid Basharat
Sedriques Dumas vs Abu Azaitar
Anshul Jubli vs Mike Breeden
Nathaniel Wood vs Muhammadjon Naimov
Victoria Dudakova vs Jinh Yu Frey
Bruno Silva vs Sharabutdin Magomedov
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Magomed Ankalaev vs Johnny Walker as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Who won Ankalaev vs Walker fight?
Magomed Ankalaev vs Johnny Walker ended in a no-contest (illegal knee) at 3:13, round 1.