Abdul Razak Alhassan he faced a very hard test in which he returned to the octagon, after almost two years, losing to Mounir Lazzez. In the contest that opened the Main Card of the UFC Fight Island 1, the Tunisian left very good impressions in what was his promotional debut, surpassing by a unanimous decision the Ghanaian, who remained inactive for a long time. After being charged, and later found innocent, on two counts of rape, he went to the cage.
Alhassan, who has finished all of his victories over the octagon by KO, came out with everything during the opening seconds and punished a Lazzez it absorbed the damage. The second round was more even, with the Tunisian having good standing moments and hurting the Ghanaian with good elbow combinations. Although the first minute of the fight was for the falsely accused, everything else was left to Abdul. This, dominated his rival, out of some good blows received.
19 – 19 facing the third and last round, where Lazzez he secured the fight by bringing the action to the canvas level, where he retained Alhassan until the final bell. Thus, the native of Tunisia improves his record as a professional to 10 – 1. For Abdul, this is his second defeat inside the cage of the UFC, after being defeated by a split decision by Omari Akhmedov at the UFC Fight Night Stockholm. Now, with very good images from both of them, Dana White is satisfied and will look for new events for them.
Star Billboard Results
- Calvin Kattar vs. Dan Ige (featherweight) | Calvin Kattar wins by unanimous decision.
- Tim Elliot vs. Ryan Benoit (flyweight) | Tim Elliot wins by unanimous decision.
- Jimmie Rivera vs. Cody Stamann (featherweight) | Jimmie Rivera wins by unanimous decision.
- Molly McCann vs. Taila Santos (flyweight) | Taila Santos defeats Molly MccCann by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).
- Abdul Razak Alhassan vs. Mounir Lazzez (welterweight) | Mounir Lazzez wins by unanimous decision on his debut.
Results of the preliminary billboard
- John Phillips vs. Khamzat Chimaev (middleweight) | Khamzat Chimaev wins by submission in round 2.
- Ricardo Ramos vs. Lerone Murphy (featherweight) | Lerone Murphy takes the first-round TKO victory.
- Modest Bukauskas vs. Andreas Michailidis (light heavyweight) | Modest Bukauskas win by TKO in round 1.
- Jared Gordon vs. Chris Fishgold (featherweight) | Jared Gordon defeats Chris Fishgold by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26).
- Diana Belbita vs. Liana Jojua (fly weight) | Liana Jojua is imposed by submission in the first round.
- Jack Shore vs. Aaron Phillips (bantamweight) | Shore wins by submission in round 2.