Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2021-07-17, mma fight not so exciting: Islam Makhachev vs Thiago Moises gets two stars (take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2021).
Moises vs Makhachev is the main event of UFC Vegas 31 (also known as UFC on ESPN 26). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Islam Makhachev record
The 2016 world Combat Sambo champion Islam Makhachev entered this fight with a professional mma record of 19-1-0 (58% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.10 lightweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Charles Oliveira).
He suffered his only loss when he faced Adriano Martins in 2015, since then he has won seven consecutive matches beating Arman Tsarukyan (Islam Makhachev vs Arman Tsarukyan), Davi Ramos (Islam Makhachev vs Davi Ramos) and Drew Dober in his last three (Islam Makhachev vs Drew Dober).
Thiago Moises record
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Thiago Moises, has an official record of 15-4-0 (60% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.14 in the lightweight division.
He was defeated by Damir Ismagulov in 2019 but then he has fought three times beating Michael Johnson, Bobby Green and Alexander Hernandez.
Makhachev’s next fight: Islam Makhachev vs Dan Hooker
Moises’ next fight: Thiago Moises vs Joel Alvarez
UFC Vegas 31 info
Event: UFC on ESPN 26: Makhachev vs Moises
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg)
UFC Vegas 31 fight card
Here is the UFC Vegas 31 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
Islam Makhachev vs Thiago Moises
Marion Reneau vs Miesha Tate
Mateusz Gamrot vs Jeremy Stephens
Rodolfo Vieira vs Dustin Stoltzfus
Gabriel Benítez vs Billy Quarantillo
Daniel Rodriguez vs Preston Parsons
Amanda Lemos vs Montserrat Ruiz
Khalid Taha vs Sergey Morozov
Miles Johns vs Anderson dos Santos
Francisco Figueiredo vs Malcolm Gordon
Alan Baudot vs Rodrigo Nascimento
UFC Vegas 31 pre-fight press conference
Watch the official video of UFC Vegas 31 pre-fight press conference from the official Ufc Youtube channel!
UFC Vegas 31 weigh-in
Watch the official video of UFC Vegas 31: Makhachev vs Moises weigh-in from the official Ufc Youtube channel!
Makhachev vs Moises full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the fight Islam Makhachev vs Thiago Moises as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post.
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Makhachev vs Moises result
Islam Makhachev defeated Thiago Moises via submission (rear-naked choke) at 2:38, round 4.
Makhachev vs Moises post-fight interview
Watch the official video of Thiago Moises vs Islam Makhachev post-fight octagon interview.
UFC Vegas 31 post-fight press conference
The UFC Vegas 31 post-fight press conference is scheduled for Sunday, July 18th following the event, so it will probably start around 1:15am ET or 10:15pm PT (6:15 am UK time or 7:15 am in Europe). Watch here on AllTheBestFights.com the free live stream from the official Ufc Youtube channel!
UFC Vegas 31 results
Here are the results of all the fights of UFC Vegas 31.
Islam Makhachev def. Thiago Moisés via SUB r4
Miesha Tate def. Marion Reneau via TKO r3
Mateusz Gamrot def. Jeremy Stephens via SUB r1
Rodolfo Vieira def. Dustin Stoltzfus via SUB r3
Billy Quarantillo def. Gabriel Benítez via TKO r3
Daniel Rodriguez def. Preston Parsons via TKO r1
Amanda Lemos def. Montserrat Ruiz via TKO r1
Sergey Morozov def. Khalid Taha via UD
Malcolm Gordon def. Francisco Figueiredo via UD
Rodrigo Nascimento def. Alan Baudot via TKO r2
UFC Vegas 31 bonus awards
UFC Vegas 31 Fight of the Night: Billy Quarantillo vs Gabriel Benítez
UFC Vegas 31 Performance of the Night: Miesha Tate, Rodolfo Vieira, Mateusz Gamrot and Rodrigo Nascimento