Jairzinho Rozenstrui questioned whether Alexander Volkov would be willing to exchange open blows with his foot. This Saturday, the Surinamese have paid their respects. The Russian was defeated by TKO in the first round of the UFC’s main event: Volkov x Rozenstruik, Las Vegas.
Alexander Volkov (center) hits Jairzinho Rozenstru (left) and Herb Dean (right) moves to end the fight – Photo: Chris Unger / Zuffa LLC
The two heavyweights weren’t shy about exchanging shots from the start from the start. Jairzinho felt confident and went with everything. However, the advantage of the wings benefited Volkov, who managed to avoid almost everything. Then it was the Russian’s turn to counterattack, and he shook Suriname with a straight right.
Volkov gave a blitz, Jairzinho suffered severe blows, bent his knees and spat in his mouth. Rozenstru was still standing, but on his knees, when Judge Herb Dean finished the fight. The Surinamese thought he was still conscious and protested, but it was too late.
With the victory, “Dragon” Tom Aspinal reclaimed his defeat at the UFC in London in March, and proudly filled Oleg Taktarov, Russia’s MMA legend and former UFC champion, who was present at the event and attended his corner. For Jairzino, he was second in a row and third in the last four fights.
Jamaican Ode Osbourne knocked out Uzbek Zarrukh Adashev in 1min01s. All that was needed was a right hook on the opponent’s left blow, and he caught it straight. Osbourn threw a few more punches and the referee quickly ended the fight.
At the main event, the Russian Movsar Evloev showed why he remains undefeated in MMA and Dan Ige dominated both standing and fighting. The 13th featherweight champion won his 16th victory, decided unanimously by the side judges.
Alonzo Menifield (left) trembles after winning Askar Mozharov (right, back) – Photo: Chris Unger / Zuffa LLC
In the first major card battle, American Alonzo Menifield scored a TKO in a major victory over Ukrainian Askar Mozharov. Menifield was better from the start, putting down and finishing the match with his elbows on his head at 4:40 on the first lap. After the presentation, the American cursed a lot of the Ukrainian, the focus of the discussion in the week after his team manipulated his official record and registered some defeats as victories.
– The guy has three posters! Forgive me for my language, but it made me angry, ”Menifield admitted after the fight.
Preliminary card citations
In the first fight of the event, American Erin Blanchfield won the fight against JJ Aldrich. After being at a disadvantage in the first round, Blanchfield reacted in the second and presented his countryman with a guillotine choke at 2:38 in the second round.
After two fights decided by the sideline judges, Tony Gravely’s galloping weight surprised his teammate Johnny Muñoz with a quick knockout. In a coup, Gravely grabbed his opponent’s jaw and dropped it. Gravely then dealt a few more blows to his fallen opponent until the referee finished the fight.
Karolina Kowalkiewicz adjusts the back faucet to finish off Felice Herrig – Photo: Chris Unger / Zuffa LLC
Earlier in the final fight for the card, Polish Karolina Kowalkiewicz ended her five-game losing streak and defeated American Felice Herrig, the same fighter she won in her last victory in 2018. this time he dominated and finished with the back. naked choke in the second round. After the match, Herrig dropped his gloves in the middle of the Octagon, a sign that he is retiring from MMA after 24 professional fights in his 17-year career.
– It was an honor to fight in the UFC for the last eight years. I had two surgeries on my anterior cruciate ligament in my knee and wanted to prove that I could recover and fight again. I did well in training, but I knew I would retire if I didn’t do well in the fight. I feel like something bigger is waiting for me, ”Herrig said.
UFC Volkov vs. Rozenstruik
June 4, 2022 in Las Vegas, USA
Alexander Volkov defeated Jairzinho Rozenstru by TKO at 2:12 p.m.
Movsar Evloev defeated Dan Ige unanimously (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
Lucas Almeida defeated Mike Trizano by TKO for 55 seconds of R3
Karine Silva defeated Poliana Botelho at 4:55 p.m.
Ode Osbourne defeated Zarrukh Adashev in the R1 1 min 01s knockout
Alonzo Menifield defeated Askar Mozharov as a result of the TKO at 4:40 p.m.
Karolina Kowalkiewicz defeated Felice Herrig in a submission at 4:01 p.m.
Joe Solecki defeated Alex Leko by majority decision (28-28, 28-27, 29-27)
Damon Jackson unanimously defeats Daniel Argueta (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Benoit St. Denis took on Niklas Stolze in the 1min32s of R2
Tony Gravely defeated Johnny Muñoz in the 1min08s knockout round of the R1
Jeff Molina defeated Zhalgas Zhumagulov by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)
Rinat Fakhretdinov defeated Andreas Michailidis unanimously (30-26, 30-26, 30-27)
Erin Blanchfield defeated JJ Aldrich in the submission at 2:38 p.m.
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