Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-07-01, pretty good mma bout: Sean Strickland vs Abusupiyan Magomedov gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night – take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2023).
Magomedov vs Strickland is scheduled to take place Saturday, July 1st, at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas (Nevada, United States), in a 5-round middleweight (185 lbs, 84 kg) bout; it is the main event of UFC Vegas 76 (also known as UFC on ESPN 48). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Sean Strickland record
The black belt in Bjj Sean Strickland entered this fight with a professional mma record of 26-5-0 (54% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.9 middleweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Israel Adesanya).
He lost two consecutive bouts last year, against Alex Pereira (Sean Strickland vs Alex Pereira) and Jared Cannonier (Jared Cannonier vs Sean Strickland), but he came back to win with Nassourdine Imavov in January 2023 (Sean Strickland vs Nassourdine Imavov).
Abusupiyan Magomedov record
His opponent, Abusupiyan Magomedov, has an official record of 25-4-1 (80% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.59 in the middleweight division.
He was defeated by Louis Taylor in 2018 but then he has won over Slavis Simeunovic, Cezariusz Kesik and Dustin Stoltzfus.
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
Pre-fight press conference
Watch for free the UFC Vegas 76 pre-fight press conference, featuring Abusupiyan Magomedov and Sean Strickland!
Watch the videos of UFC Vegas 76: Strickland vs Magomedov weigh-in and faceoffs from the official Ufc Youtube channel!
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Sean Strickland vs Abusupiyan Magomedov 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)
Official highlights – Spanish
Who won Strickland vs Magomedov fight?
Sean Strickland defeated Abusupiyan Magomedov via TKO at 4:20, round 2.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the UFC Vegas 76 post-fight octagon interview of Sean Strickland and Abusupiyan Magomedov.
UFC Vegas 76 results
Here are the results of all the fights of UFC Vegas 76 Strickland vs Magomedov.
Sean Strickland def. Abusupiyan Magomedov via TKO r2
Grant Dawson def. Damir Ismagulov via UD
Michael Morales def. Max Griffin via UD
Ariane Lipski def. Melissa Gatto via SD
Benoît Saint-Denis def. Ismael Bonfim via SUB r1
Nursulton Ruziboev def. Brunno Ferreira via KO r1
Rinat Fakhretdinov def. Kevin Lee via SUB r1
Joanderson Brito def. Westin Wilson via KO r1
Karol Rosa def. Yana Santos via SD
Elves Brenner def. Guram Kutateladze via TKO r3
Luana Carolina def. Ivana Petrovic via UD
Alexander Romanov def. Blagoy Ivanov via UD
Post-fight press conference
Watch and listen the official UFC Vegas 76 post-fight press conference video, headlined by the main event Abusupiyan Magomedov and Sean Strickland (free live stream from the UFC – Ultimate Fighting Championship Youtube channel).