Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-10-21, the mma bout Said Nurmagomedov vs Muin Gafurov gets three stars thanks to a good finish (UFC Performance of the Night – take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2023).
Gafurov vs Nurmagomedov is scheduled to take place Saturday, October 21st, at the Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates), in a 3-round bantamweight (135 lbs, 61 kg) bout; it is the on the undercard of Islam Makhachev vs Alexander Volkanovski 2 – UFC 294. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Said Nurmagomedov record
Said Nurmagomedov entered this fight with a professional record of 17-3-0 (53% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.23 bantamweight in the world.
In his last three fights he has defeated Douglas Silva de Andrade (Said Nurmagomedov vs Douglas Silva de Andrade) and Saidyokub Kakhramonov but then he has lost to Jonathan Martinez (Jonathan Martinez vs Said Nurmagomedov).
Muin Gafurov record
His opponent, Muin Gafurov, has a mma record of 18-5-0 (100% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.99 in the bantamweight division.
In his last three bouts he has beat Herbeth Reis de Sousa and Diego Silva but then he has lost to John Castaneda.
Here is the UFC 294 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN PPV)
Islam Makhachev vs Alexander Volkanovski 2
Kamaru Usman vs Khamzat Chimaev
Magomed Ankalaev vs Johnny Walker
Ikram Aliskerov vs Warlley Alves
Said Nurmagomedov vs Muin Gafurov
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN+)
Tim Elliott vs Muhammad Mokaev
Trevor Peek vs Mohammad Yahya
Victor Henry vs Javid Basharat
Sedriques Dumas vs Abu Azaitar
Anshul Jubli vs Mike Breeden
Nathaniel Wood vs Muhammadjon Naimov
Victoria Dudakova vs Jinh Yu Frey
Bruno Silva vs Sharabutdin Magomedov
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Said Nurmagomedov vs Muin Gafurov 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 Gafurov fight?
Said Nurmagomedov defeated Muin Gafurov via submission (guillotine choke) at 1:13, round 1.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the UFC 294 post-fight octagon interview of Said Nurmagomedov and Muin Gafurov.