Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-01-14, mma bout not particularly good: Umar Nurmagomedov vs Raoni Barcelos gets two stars (UFC Performance of the Night).
Barcelos vs Nurmagomedov is scheduled to take place Saturday, January 14th, at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas (Nevada, USA), in a 3-round bantamweight (135 lbs, 61 kg) bout; it is on the undercard of Sean Strickland vs Nassourdine Imavov – UFC Vegas 67 (also known as UFC Fight Night 217 or UFC on ESPN+ 75). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Umar Nurmagomedov record
The undefeated World combat sambo champion Umar Nurmagomedov entered this fight with a perfect record of 15-0-0 (53% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.21 bantamweight in the world.
In his last three fights he has won over Sergey Morozov (Umar Nurmagomedov vs Sergey Morozov), Brian Kelleher (Brian Kelleher vs Umar Nurmagomedov) and Nathan Maness (Umar Nurmagomedov vs Nathan Maness).
Raoni Barcelos record
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Raoni Barcelos, has an official mma record of 17-3-0 (59% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.33 in the bantamweight division.
He lost two consecutive bouts between 2021 and 2022, against Timur Valiev (Raoni Barcelos vs Timur Valiev) and Victor Henry, but then he came back to win with Trevin Jones in October 2022.
Here is the UFC Vegas 67 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN / ESPN+)
Sean Strickland vs Nassourdine Imavov
Dan Ige vs Damon Jackson
Punahele Soriano vs Roman Kopylov
Raquel Pennington vs Ketlen Vieira
Umar Nurmagomedov vs Raoni Barcelos
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN+)
Javid Basharat vs Mateus Mendonca
Abdul Razak Alhassan vs Claudio Ribeiro
Mateusz Rebecki vs Nick Fiore
Allan Nascimento vs Carlos Hernandez
Dan Argueta vs Nick Aguirre
Charles Johnson vs Jimmy Flick
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Umar Nurmagomedov vs Raoni Barcelos 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 Nurmagomedov vs Barcelos fight?
Umar Nurmagomedov defeated Raoni Barcelos via KO at 4:40, round 1.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the UFC Vegas 67 post-fight octagon interview of Umar Nurmagomedov and Raoni Barcelos.