Dana White was surprised by Rafael Fiziev’s move in UFC Fight Island 2

Dana White was surprised by Rafael Fiziev's move in UFC Fight Island 2

Rafael Fiziev defeated Marc Diakiese by unanimous decision in one of the most interesting fights in UFC Fight Island 2. The two put on a good show on the table that the fans would surely have celebrated if they had been in the arena. They did it at home at least. With this victory, the winner gets his second consecutive. At the same time, he breaks a two-game winning streak from his opponent, who suffers his first loss in two years.

It was also one of the fights that he enjoyed the most Dana White, as he himself said in the post-event media conference. “Yes, (Fiziev) looked great. What a fight. I mean, they have to give these two guys respect after their fight. What punches they threw. What kicks to the body. Oh my God. Yes, it was a great fight. It was the Fight of the Night “, explained the president of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. In this way, he replied what he also dictated long ago, when Rafael made the same move.

Physical dexterity, great technique and ability to react Rafael Fiziev It was praised by the public in the networks, after a luxury movement in UFC. The fight was titled the “fight of the night” and earned both participants an unexpected $ 50,000 bonus. The Kyrgyz mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter gave a great show of resilience and reflexes in his victory over the British Marc Diakiese, in the UFC Fight Island 2 event.

Receiving praise from the president is always good, in addition to the fact that many were satisfied with the enormous performance he had inside the cage. Probably this victory, in addition to the way he achieved it, is going to boost Fiziev in the lightweight division. He is not yet in the top 15 and probably will not enter this win but to see how his career continues from now on. He is only 27 years old and an 8-1 record, which explains that he still has a long way to go.

Preliminary results

  • Roman Dolidze knocked out Khadis Ibragimov in the first round.
  • Grant Dawson defeated Nad Narimani by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27 and 29-27).
  • Joel Álvarez subdued Joe Duffy in the first round to Joe Duffy. Read the chronicle of Joel Álvarez’s triumph.
  • Brett Johns defeated Montel Jackson by unanimous decision (triple 29-28).
  • Amir Albazi subdued Malcolm Gordon in the first round.
  • Arman Tsarukyan beat Davi Ramos by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27 and 29-28).
  • Serghei Spivac prevailed by majority decision (28-28, 29-27 and 29-27) on Carlos Felipe.

Main card results

  • Askar Askarov won Alexandre Pantoja by unanimous decision (triple 29-28).
  • Ariane Lipski subdued Luana Carolina in the first round.
  • Rafael Fiziev defeated Marc Diakiese by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28 and 29-28).
  • Jack Hermansson defeated Kelvin Gastelum by submission in the first round.
  • Deiveson Figueiredo subdued Joseph Benavídez in the first round, taking the flyweight belt (it was vacant).

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