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The first MMA tournament in Uzbekistan – photo report

The first mixed martial arts tournament GFC-20 was held at the Humo Arena in Tashkent.

The main event of the evening was the fight for the title of the organization’s bantamweight champion between the current title holder Umar Nurmagomedov and the challenger for this title Brian Gonzalez, ANONS.uz correspondent reports.

The fight was stopped already in the first round after a choke hold performed by Nurmagomedov.

For Umar Nurmagomedov, who is the cousin of UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, this victory was the 12th in his career.

The champion’s belt was presented to him by the head of the MMA Association of Uzbekistan Otabek Umarov and Khabib Nurmagomedov.

We present to your attention the results of all pairs of the fighting card:

• Nursultan Ruziboev (Uzbekistan) defeated Artem Shokalo (Ukraine) via TKO in the 3rd round;
• Marat Magomedov (Russia) defeated Italo Gomez (Brazil) by unanimous decision;
• Clyde Brunshvik (Suriname) defeated Jamshid Rakhmanaliev (Uzbekistan) via KO in the 1st round;
• Makasharip Zainukov (Russia) defeated Claudoaldo Lima (Brazil) via TKO, Round 3;
• Avliehon Khamidov (Uzbekistan) defeated Luis Filho (Brazil) by unanimous decision;
• Jakhongir Jumaev (Uzbekistan) def.David Som (France) via KO in the 1st round;
• Akhlidin Mirzodavlatov (Uzbekistan) defeated Jafar Ismiyev (Azerbaijan) by Submission in the 1st Round;
• Rustam Debishev (Russia) defeated Immomadi Kayumov (Tajikistan) with a painful hold in the 1st round.

The honored guests of the tournament were UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, absolute world champion in light heavyweight category Roy Jones, popular Turkish chef Nusret and others.

ANONS.uz photojournalist prepared spectacular shots from the evening.

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