Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-07-01, disappointing mma bout: Blagoy Ivanov vs Alexander Romanov gets two stars (take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2023).
Romanov vs Ivanov is scheduled to take place Saturday, July 1st, at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas (Nevada, United States), in a 3-round heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg) bout; it is on the undercard of Sean Strickland vs Abusupiyan Magomedov – UFC Vegas 76 (also known as UFC on ESPN 48). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Blagoy Ivanov record
The black belt in judo, former world combat sambo and Wsof champion Blagoy Ivanov entered this fight with a professional record of 19-5-0 (63% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.18 heavyweight in the world.
He won just one out of his last four bouts, against Marcos Rogério de Lima in May 2022, after this match he has lost to Marcin Tybura (Marcin Tybura vs Blagoy Ivanov).
Alexander Romanov record
His opponent, Alexander Romanov, has a mma record of 16-2-0 (94% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.37 in the heavyweight division.
In his last three matches he has beat Chase Sherman (Alexander Romanov vs Chase Sherman) but then he has suffered two consecutive defeats, against Marcin Tybura (via majority decision (Marcin Tybura vs Alexander Romanov) and against Alexander Volkov (Alexander Volkov vs Alexander Romanov).
Here is the UFC Vegas 76 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN / ESPN+)
Sean Strickland vs Abusupiyan Magomedov
Grant Dawson vs Damir Ismagulov
Alex Morono vs Tim Means
Melissa Gatto vs Ariane Lipski
Ismael Bonfim vs Benoit St. Denis
Brunno Ferreira vs Nursulton Ruziboev
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN / ESPN+ )
Rinat Fakhretdinov vs Kevin Lee
Joanderson Brito vs Westin Wilson
Karol Rosa vs Yana Santos
Guram Kutateladze vs Elves Brener
Ivana Siric Petrovic vs Luana Carolina
Blagoy Ivanov vs Alexander Romanov
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Blagoy Ivanov vs Alexander Romanov 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 Ivanov vs Romanov fight?
Alexander Romanov defeated Blagoy Ivanov via unanimous decision. Scores were 30–27, 30–27, 30–27.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the UFC Vegas 76 post-fight octagon interview of Blagoy Ivanov and Alexander Romanov.