Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2021-08-28, pretty good mma fight: Makhmud Muradov vs Gerald Meerschaert gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night – take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2021).
Meerschaert vs Muradov is on the undercard of Edson Barboza vs Giga Chikadze – UFC Vegas 35 (also known as UFC on ESPN 30 or TUF 29 Final). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Makhmud Muradov record
Makhmud Muradov entered this fight with a pro record of 25-6-0 (80% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.34 middleweight in the world.
He lost to David Ramires in 2016 but since then he has won 14 consecutive matches beating Alessio Di Chirico, Trevor Smith and Andrew Sanchez in his last three (Makhmud Muradov vs Andrew Sanchez).
Gerald Meerschaert record
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Gerald Meerschaert, has an official mma record of 32-14-0 (94% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.37 in the middleweight division.
He lost two consecutive bouts last year, against Ian Heinisch and Khamzat Chimaev (Khamzat Chimaev vs Gerald Meerschaert), but he came back to win with Bartosz Fabinski in April 2021.
UFC Vegas 35 info
Event: UFC on ESPN 30: Barboza vs Chikadze
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: middleweight (185 lbs, 84 kg)
UFC Vegas 35 fight card
Here is the UFC Vegas 35 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN / ESPN+)
Edson Barboza vs Giga Chikadze
Bryan Battle vs Gilbert Urbina
Ricky Turcios vs Brady Hiestand
Kevin Lee vs Daniel Rodriguez
Andre Petroski vs Micheal Gillmore
Makhmud Muradov vs Gerald Meerschaert
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN / ESPN+)
Alessio Di Chirico vs Abdul Razak Alhassan
Sam Alvey vs Wellington Turman
Dustin Jacoby vs Darren Stewart
JJ Aldrich vs Vanessa Demopoulos
Jamall Emmers vs Pat Sabatini
Mana Martinez vs Guido Cannetti
Muradov vs Meerschaert full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the fight Makhmud Muradov vs Gerald Meerschaert 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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Muradov vs Meerschaert result
Gerald Meerschaert defeated Makhmud Muradov via submission (rear-naked choke) at 1:49, round 2.
Muradov vs Meerschaert post-fight interview
Watch the official video of Makhmud Muradov vs Gerald Meerschaert post-fight octagon interview.