Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2022-10-01, mma bout not particularly good: Alexey Oleynik vs Ilir Latifi gets two stars (take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2022).
Latifi vs Oleynik is scheduled to take place Saturday, October 1st, at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas (Nevada, USA), in a 3-round heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg) bout; undercard of Mackenzie Dern vs Xiaonan Yan – UFC Vegas 61 (also known as UFC Fight Night 211 or UFC on ESPN+ 69). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Alexey Oleynik record
The black belt in jujutsu, Bjj and former world combat sambo champion Aleksei Oleinik entered this fight with a record of 60-16-1 (92% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.22 heavyweight in the world.
He lost three consecutive bouts between 2020 and 2021, the last one with Sergey Spivak (Aleksei Oleinik vs Sergey Spivak) but he came back to win with Jared Vanderaa in April 2022 (Alexey Oleynik vs Jared Vanderaa).
Ilir Latifi record
His opponent, Ilir Latifi, has a mma record of 15-8-0 (67% finishing rate) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since June 2021.
He has also lost three consecutive matches (between 2018 and 2020), the last one with Derrick Lewis (Derrick Lewis vs Ilir Latifi), but he came back to win with Tanner Boser in June 2021 (Ilir Latifi vs Tanner Boser).
Here is the UFC Vegas 61 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN / ESPN+)
Mackenzie Dern vs Xiaonan Yan
Randy Brown vs Francisco Trinaldo
Raoni Barcelos vs Trevin Jones
Sodiq Yusuff vs Don Shainis
Viacheslav Borshchev vs Mike Davis
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN+)
John Castaneda vs Daniel Gustavo Santos
Alexey Oleynik vs Ilir Latifi
Jesse Ronson vs Joaquim Silva
Krzysztof Jotko vs Brendan Allen
Julija Stoliarenko vs Chelsea Chandler
Guido Cannetti vs Randy Costa
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Alexey Oleynik vs Ilir Latifi 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 Oleynik vs Latifi fight?
Ilir Latifi defeated Alexey Oleynik via unanimous decision. Scores were 30–27, 30–27, 30–27.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the UFC Vegas 61 post-fight octagon interview of Alexey Oleynik and Ilir Latifi.