The black belt in Bjj and former Wsof Fw champion Georgi Karakhanyan entered this fight with a professional record of 26-6-1 (77% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.23 featherweight in the world. He lost two consecutive fights between 2015 and 2016, against Daniel Weichel (=Weichel vs Karakhanyan) and Pat Curran (=Curran vs Karakhanyan) but then he has beat Bubba Jenkins (=Jenkins vs Karakhanyan 2) and Kirill Medvedovsky (=Karakhanyan vs Medvedovsky).
His opponent, Emmanuel Sanchez, has a mma record of 13-3-0 (46% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.34 in the same weight class. He fought twice last year beating Daniel Pineda (=Sanchez vs Pineda) and losing to Daniel Weichel (=Weichel vs Sanchez). Georgi Karakhanyan vs Emmanuel Sanchez is on the undercard of Tito Ortiz vs Chael Sonnen – Bellator 170. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Bellator 170: Ortiz vs Sonnen
Where: The Forum, Inglewood, California, United States
Division: featherweight (145 lbs, 66 kg)
Karakhanyan’s previous fight: Georgi Karakhanyan vs Kirill Medvedovsky
Sanchez’s previous fight: Daniel Weichel vs Emmanuel Sanchez
Sanchez’s next fight: Emmanuel Sanchez vs Marcos Galvao
Karakhanyan vs Sanchez Fight Video:
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Official video (USA)