Albert Tumenov entered this fight with a mma record of 17-2-0 (65% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won by submission) and he is ranked as the No.21 welterweight in the world. He suffered his last loss when he faced Ildemar Alcantara in 2014, since then he has won five consecutive bouts beating Lorenz Larkin in his last one (=Larkin vs Tumenov).
His opponent, the black belt in karate and Brazilian jiu-jitsu Gunnar Nelson, has an official record of 14-2-1 (93% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.24 in the same weight class but he won just one out of his last three fights, against Brandon Thatch (=Nelson vs Thatch), after this bout he lost to Demian Maia (=Maia vs Nelson). Tumenov vs Nelson is on the undercard of Alistair Overeem vs Andrei Arlovski – UFC Fight Night 87. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 87: Overeem vs Arlovski
Where: Ahoy Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Division: welterweight (170 lbs, 77 kg)
UFC Fight Night 87 fight card (main fights):
Alistair Overeem vs Andrei Arlovski
Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva vs Stefan Struve
Albert Tumenov vs Gunnar Nelson
Francimar Barroso vs Nikita Krylov
Karolina Kowalkiewicz vs Heather Clark
Tumenov’s previous fight: Lorenz Larkin vs Albert Tumenov
Nelson’s previous fight: Demian Maia vs Gunnar Nelson
Nelson’s next fight: Gunnar Nelson vs Alan Jouban
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