Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-09-23, mma bout not particularly good: Rafael Fiziev vs Mateusz Gamrot gets two stars (take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2023).
Gamrot vs Fiziev is scheduled to take place Saturday, September 23rd, at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas (Nevada, United States), in a 5-round lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg) bout; it is the main event of UFC Vegas 79 (also known as UFC Fight Night 228 or UFC on ESPN+ 86). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Rafael Fiziev record
Rafael Fiziev entered this fight with a pro mma record of 12-2-0 (75% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.7 lightweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Islam Makhachev).
In his last three bouts he has beat Brad Riddell (Rafael Fiziev vs Brad Riddell) and Rafael dos Anjos (Rafael dos Anjos vs Rafael Fiziev) but then he has lost to Justin Gaethje (via majority decision, Justin Gaethje vs Rafael Fiziev).
Mateusz Gamrot record
His opponent, the black belt in Bjj, former Ksw Fw and Lw champ Mateusz Gamrot, has a record of 22-2-0 (55% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.11 in the lightweight division.
In his last three fights he has defeated Arman Tsarukyan (Arman Tsarukyan vs Mateusz Gamrot) and Jalin Turner (Mateusz Gamrot vs Jalin Turner) but between these two he lost to Beneil Dariush (Mateusz Gamrot vs Beneil Dariush).
Here is the UFC Vegas 79 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN+)
Rafael Fiziev vs Mateusz Gamrot
Dan Ige vs Bryce Mitchell
Marina Rodriguez vs Michelle Waterson 2
Bryan Battle vs AJ Fletcher
Charles Jourdain vs Ricardo Ramos
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN+)
Miles Johns vs Dan Argueta
Tim Means vs Andre Fialho
Jacob Malkoun vs Cody Brundage
Mohammed Usman vs Jake Collier
Hannah Goldy vs Mizuki Inoue
Tamires Vidal vs Montserrat Rendon
Pre-fight press conference
Watch for free the UFC Vegas 79 pre-fight press conference, featuring Mateusz Gamrot and Rafael Fiziev!
Watch the videos of UFC Vegas 79: Fiziev vs Gamrot weigh-in and faceoffs from the official Ufc Youtube channel!
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Rafael Fiziev vs Mateusz Gamrot 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)
Official highlights – Spanish
Who won Fiziev vs Gamrot fight?
Mateusz Gamrot defeated Rafael Fiziev via TKO (knee injury) at 2:03, round 2.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the UFC Vegas 79 post-fight octagon interview of Rafael Fiziev and Mateusz Gamrot.
UFC Vegas 79 results
Here are the results of all the fights of UFC Vegas 79 Fiziev vs Gamrot.
Mateusz Gamrot def. Rafael Fiziev via TKO r2
Bryce Mitchell def. Dan Ige via UD
Marina Rodriguez def. Michelle Waterson via TKO r2
Bryan Battle def. AJ Fletcher via SUB r2
Charles Jourdain def. Ricardo Ramos via SUB r1
Miles Johns def. Dan Argueta via UD
Tim Means def. Andre Fialho via TKO r3
Cody Brundage def. Jacob Malkoun via DQ r1
Mohammed Usman def. Jake Collier via UD
Mizuki Inoue def. Hannah Goldy via UD
Montserrat Rendon def. Tamires Vidal via SD
Post-fight press conference
Watch and listen the official UFC Vegas 79 post-fight press conference video, headlined by the main event Mateusz Gamrot and Rafael Fiziev (free live stream from the UFC – Ultimate Fighting Championship Youtube channel).
UFC Vegas 79 Fight of the Night: Tim Means vs Andre Fialho
UFC Vegas 79 Performance of the Night: Marina Rodriguez, Charles Jourdain