Absolute Championship Berkut 45 Results: Magomedshapiroov Defends Featherweight Title, UFC Vet Stringer & Bellator Vet Sarnavskiy Both Go Down

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Zabit Magomedshapirov def. Valdines Silva by TKO via strikes to retain the ACB Featherweight Title

Oleg Borisov def. Tural Ragimov by KO via punch

Ustarmagomed Gadzhidaudov def. Alexander Sarnavskiy by KO via strikes

Andrey Koshkin def. Ramazan Esenbaev by decision

Muslim Makhmudov def. Hans Stringer by submission via punch

Magomed Ginazov def. Alexander Pletenko by decision

Malik Merad def. Isa Umarov by TKO via strikes

Murad Kalamov def. Denis Mutsnek by submission via flying triangle choke

Filip Macek def. Khamid Sultanbiev by submission via knee bar

Magomed Khamzaev def. Taichi Nakajima by decision

Alim Cherkasov def. Abkerim Yunusov by TKO via strikes

Rasul Shovhalov def. Viacheslav Ten by TKO via knee strikes


Full Card

Alim Cherkasov vs. Abkerim Yunusov

Round One: The round begins with Yunussov attacking Cherkasov with leg kicks, Yunusov tries attacking Cherkasov with a high kick that gets blocked. Yunusov goes for a few more kicks until Cherkasov scores a takedown and he gets back control quickly, Cherkasov attacks Yunusov with a lot of ground and pound until the referee is forced to jump in to stop the fight.

Official Result: Alim Cherkasov def. Abkerim Yunusov by TKO via strikes

Khamid Sultanbiev vs. Filip Macek

Round One: The round begins with Macek nailing Sultanbiev with a kick to the midsection, Sultanbiev then hits Macek with a two punch combo followed by a leg kick. Sultanbiev scores a takedown on a kicking Macek and he gets the full guard, the referee stands up the fighters for inactivity. The action resumes with Sultanbiev dropping Macek with a four punch combination, Macek tries getting up and Sultanbiev keeps him on the ground. Macek gets the fight standing after cracking Sultanbiev with an up kick, Sultanbiev scores another takedown on Macek and he gets the open guard. Macek scrambles and he is able to get the fight standing again, Macek then scores a takedown on Sultanbiev and he gets the open guard. Macek starts attacking Sultanbiev with some ground and pound, Macek allows Sultanbiev to stand up and he attacks him with punches when he does. Sultanbiev scores a takedown on Macek and he gets the full mount, Sultanbiev lands some shots on Macek as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Sultanbiev

Round Two: The round begins with Sultanbiev nailing Macek with a two punch combination, Sultanbiev then cracks a spinning Macek with a kick to the midsection. Sultanbiev cracks an incoming Macek with an overhand right, Macek falls to his back after a failed takedown attempt. Sultanbiev then kicks away at the legs of a downed Macek, Sultanbiev dives on top of Macek and Macek quickly sweeps him to get top position. Macek postures up and he eats a few up kicks from Sultanbiev before landing a right, the referee stands up the fighters for inactivity. The action resumes with Sultanbiev nailing Macek with leg kicks, Sultanbiev follows that up by landing a two punch combination on Macek. Sultanbiev scores a takedown on Macek and he gets the butterfly guard, the referee again stands up the fighters for inactivity. The action again resumes with Sultanbiev attacking Macek with more leg kicks, Sultanbiev nails Macek with a punching combo as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Sultanbiev (Overall Score: 20-18 for Sultanbiev)

Round Three: The round begins with Sultanbiev catching a swinging Macek with a three punch combination, Sultanbiev goes back to nailing Macek with leg kicks as well. Sultanbiev is just sitting back and countering just about everything Macek throws at him, Sultanbiev eats a few shots as he attacks Macek with a flying knee strike. Macek backs up Sultanbiev after landing a few rights, Sultanbiev responds by catching Macek with a right hook. Macek scores a takedown on Sultanbiev and he gets the full guard, Macek transitions to the half guard on Sultanbiev. Macek rolls for the knee bar and Sultanbiev taps out.

Official Result: Filip Macek def. Khamid Sultanbiev by submission via knee bar

Magomed Khamzaev vs. Taichi Nakajima

Round One: The round begins with Khamzaev quickly attacking Nakajima with a head kick, Khamzaev starts hitting Nakajima with leg kicks as well. Khamzaev goes for another head kick and Nakajima responds by leg kicking him, the fighters just exchange kicks in the center of the cage. Khamzaev then cracks Nakajima with a knee strike to the head, Khamzaev hits a swinging Nakajima with a two punch combo and a head kick. Khamzaev follows them up by catching Nakajima with a left hook, Khamzaev then nails a kicking Nakajima with a counter right and an uppercut. Nakajima forces Khamzaev against the cage wall and he eats a knee strike for his efforts, Nakajima starts hunting for the takedown on Khamzaev. The fighters separate from each other and they start exchanging leg kicks, Nakajima accidentally kicks Khamzaev low and the fight is halted. The fight resumes with the fighters circling each other until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Khamzaev

Round Two: The round begins with Khamzaev instantly attacking Nakajima with a head kick, Khamzaev just charges forward at Nakajima while throwing strikes. Nakajima scores a takedown on Khamzaev and he gets the north/south position, Khamzaev quickly forces Nakajima into his full guard. The referee stands up the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with Nakajima nailing Khamzaev with leg kicks. Khamzaev responds by nailing Nakajima with some leg kicks of his own, Nakajima scores a takedown on Khamzaez and Khamzaev gets back to his feet quickly with Nakajima holding onto him. Nakajima briefly gets Khamzaev back to the ground bbefore nailing him with a knee strike, Nakajima holds Khamzaev against the cage wall while landing some knee strikes. Nakajima accidentally knee strikes Khamzaevlow and the fight is halted, the referee gives Nakajima a yellow card for the foul. The action resumes with Khamzaev nailing Nakajima with leg kicks, Nakajima backs up Khamzaev by landing a push kick. Khamzaev trips up Nakajima with a low kick as the round ends.  

Fightful scores the round 9-9 (based on the yellow card) for Nakajima (Overall Score: 19-18 Khamzaev)

Round Three: The round begins with Khamzaev dropping Nakajima with a left hook, Khamzaev then goes back to attacking Nakajima with some leg kicks. Khamzaev tries to keep Nakajima at bay by peppering him with some jabs, Khamzaev eats a few jabs from Nakajima before attacking him with a high kick. Nakajima holds Khamzaev against the cage wall and the fighters clinch, Nakajima starts attacking the thighs of Khamzaev with knee strikes. Nakajima trips on Khamzaev and he almost catches him in a front choke, Khamzaev creates space and he gets away from Nakajima. Nakajima quickly grabs Khamzaev and he again holds him against the cage wall, Nakajima trips up Khamzaev until he is in the seated position. Khamzaev powers himself to his feet and he scores a takedown on Nakajima as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Nakajima (Overall Score: 28-28 Draw)

Official Result: Magomed Khamzaev def. Taichi Nakajima by decision

Murad Kalamov vs. Denis Mutsnek

Round One: The round begins with Mutsnek quickly attacking Kalamov with leg kicks, Mutsnek comes in and Kalamov nails him with a knee strike to the rib cage. Kalamov holds Mutsnek against the cage wall while looking for the takedown, Kalamov scores a takedown on Mutsnek and he gets the open guard. Mutsnek goes for a guillotine choke and Kalamov escapes, Kalamov then rolls for the heel hook and Mutsnek escapes to get back control on Kalamov. Kalamov finds a way back to his feet and Mutsnek drags him back to the ground, Kalamov gets up again and Mutsnek holds him against the cage wall. Kalamov catches Mutsnek in a flying triangle choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Murad Kalamov def. Denis Mutsnek by submission via flying triangle choke

Rasul Shovhalov vs. Viacheslav Ten

Round One: The round begins with Shovhalov attacking Ten with a left hook and leg kicks, Shovhalov then catches Ten with a kick to the midsection. Shovhalov just comes forward at Ten while throwing a plethora of kicks, the fighters exchange left hooks before Shovhalov hits Ten with a right hook. Shovhalov backs Ten into the cage wall with a three punch combination, Shovhalov then cracks Ten with a barrage of knee strikes and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Rasul Shovhalov def. Viacheslav Ten by TKO via knee strikes

Isa Umarov vs. Malik Merad

Round One: The round begins with Umarov attacking Merad with a few leg kicks and a switch kick, Umarov scores a takedown on Merad and he gets the half guard. Umarov starts nailing Merad with some ground and pound, Umarov transitions to side control on Merad. Umarov attacks Merad with a bunch of knee strikes to his midsection, Umarov then locks Merad in the crucifix position for a short time. Umarov continues assaulting Merad with a plethora of strikes and he regains the crucifix position, Merad escapes the crucifix position and Umarov maintains side control. Umarov again traps Merad in the crucifix position for a short time, Umarov catches Merad with a few more strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Umarov 

Round Two: The round begins with Umarov attacking Merad with some leg kicks, Umarov scores a takedown on Merad and he gets the half guard. Merad quickly regains the full guard position on Umarov, Merad sweeps Umarov to get full mount. Umarov quickly sweeps Umarov and he gets the full guard in top position, Merad returns the favor and he sweeps Umarov to gain full mount again. Merad starts attacking Umarov with a lot of ground and pound, Merad transitions to back control on Umarov as he lands a lot more ground and pound until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Malik Merad def. Isa Umarov by TKO via strikes

Magomed Ginazov vs. Alexander Pletenko

Round One: The round begins with Ginazov attempting a front kick on Pletenko, Ginazov starts attacking Pletenko with some leg kicks as well. Ginazov starts mixing in some high kicks and sidekicks in his attack on Pletenko, Ginazov scores a atakedown on Pletenko and he gets back control. Pletenko shakes Ginazov off of him and he gets back to his feet, Pletenko holds Ginazov against the cage wall while they both exchange knee strikes. Ginazov scores a takedown on Pletenko and he gets the full guard, Pletenko starts attacking Ginazov with strikes while on his back. Pletenko causes a scramble and Ginazov decides to just control his head, Ginazov transitions to back control on Pletenko. Pletenko scrambles to get top position on Ginazov, Ginazov scrambles to his feet and Pletenko makes him pay with a right hook as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Ginazov

Round Two: The round begins with Ginazov attempting a high kick on Pletenko, Pletenko backs up Ginazov with landing a looping left hook. Pletenko also starts attacking Ginazov with some leg kicks as well, Pletenko holds Ginazov against the cage wall while landing a few strikes. The fighters exchange knee strikes before Ginazov scores a takedown on Pletenko, Ginazov postures up before gaining the half guard on Pletenko. Pletenko eats a few more shots before getting to his feet, Ginazov scores a takedown on Pletenko and he gets back control. Pletenko causes a scramble to get the fight standing again, Pletenko then hits Ginazov with an uppercut. The fighters swing away at each other as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Ginazov (Overall Score: 20-18 for Ginazov)

Round Three: The round begins with Pletenko quickly attacking Ginazov with a left hook, Ginazov responds by nailing Pletenko with a few leg kicks. The fighters briefly clinch up before separating, Ginazov scores a takedown on Pletenko and he gets the full guard. Ginazov starts attacking Pletenko with some ground and pound, Ginazov transitions to the half guard on Pletenko. Ginazov escapes a triangle choke attempt from Pletenko to get back control, Pletenko shakes Ginazov off of him to gain top position for himself. Pletenko starts attacking Ginazov with some ground and pound, Ginazov scrambles to get Pletenko off of him and he gains back control on Pletenko. Pletenko scrambles to his feet and Ginazov scores another takedown as the round ends.

Fightful scores the fight 10-9 for Ginazov (Overall Score: 30-27 for Ginazov)

Official Result: Magomed Ginazov def. Alexander Pletenko by decision

Muslim Makhmudov vs. Hans Stringer

Round One: The round begins with Makhmudov quickly attacking Stringer with a spinning back fist, Makhmudov then pops Stringer with a two punch combination. Stringer looks for the takedown and Makhmudov counters by landing more strikes, Makhmudov attempts another spinning back fist on Stringer. The fighters exchange a few rights to their faces, Stringer hits an incoming Makhmudov with a pair of rights. Stringer starts looking for takedowns and Makhmudov stuffs them all, Stringer falls to his back and Makhmudov lands a right to his midsection and Stringer taps while in extreme pain.

Official Result: Muslim Makhmudov def. Hans Stringer by submission via punch

Ramazan Esenbaev vs. Andrey Koshkin

Round One: The round begins with Esenbaev cracking Koshkin with a two punch combination, Esenbaev grabs Koshkin and he holds him against the cage wall while looking for a takedown. Koshkin spins Esenbaev and he attacks him with a knee strike before separating, Esenbaev looks for the takedown as Koshkin nails him with a trio of punches. Koshkin again holds Esenbaev on the cage wall to avoid the takedown, the referee separates the fighters for inactivity. The action resumes with Koshkin attacking Esenbaev with a front kick, Koshkin backs Esenbaev into the cage wall with a two punch combination. Koshkin nails Esenbaev with a two punch combo that is followed by a head kick, Koshkin then avoids more takedowns from Esenbaev by holding him against the fence. The referee again separates the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with Esenbaev going for takedown after takedown as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Koshkin

Round Two: The round begins with Esenbaev attempting a left hook on Koshkin, Esenbaev cracks Koshkin with another left hook after eating some leg kicks. Koshkin responds by landing a two punch combo that is followed by a kick to the midsection, Koshkin goes back to attacking Esenbaev with leg kicks. Koshkin then kicks Esenbaev in the rib cage before landing a pair of punches, Koshkin follows that up with a head kick attempt on Esenbaev. Esenbaev scores a takedown on Koshkin and he gets the open guard, Koshkin wall walks back to his feet to get the fight standing again. Oshkin holds Esenbaev against the cage wall while landing a few knee strikes, the fighters continue to spin the other and hold them against the cage wall as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Esenbaev (Overall Score: 19-19 Draw)

Round Three: The round begins with Esenbaev attacking Koshkin with a spinning back fist, Koshkin responds by landing a few leg kicks on Esenbaev. Koshkin follows Esenbaev around the cage while throwing some combinations, Koshkin holds Esenbaev against the cage wall while landing the occasional knee strike. Esenbaev responds by catching Koshkin with a few knee strikes of his own, the fighters break apart and Esenbaev starts hunting for the takedown. Koshkin then cracks Esenbaev with a pair of punches to the face, Esenbaev scores a takedown on Koshkin and he gets the open guard. Koshkin wall walks to his feet with Esenbaev holding onto him from behind as the round ends.

Fightful scores the fight 10-9 for Esenbaev (Overall Score: 29-28 for Esenbaev)

Official Result: Andrey Koshkin def. Ramazan Esenbaev by decision

Ustarmagomed Gadzhidaudov vs. Alexander Sarnavskiy

Round One: The round begins with Gadzhidaudov attacking Sarnavskiy with a three punch combination, Sarnavskiy starts exchanging leg kicks with Gadzhidaudov. Gadzhidaudov briefly drops and rocks Sarnavskiy with a right, Gadzhidaudov grabs Sarnavskiy and he holds him against the cage wall. Sarnavskiy drops Gadzhidaudov with a two punch combination, Gadzhidaudov gets up and Sarnavskiy cracks him with a right. Gadzhidaudov grabs Sarnavskiy and he holds him against the cage wall, the fighters separate from each other and Sarnavskiy briefly drops Gadzhidaudov with a straight right. Gadzhidaudov recovers to throw a combination of his own on Sarnavskiy, Gadzhidaudov goes for a spinning back fist and Sarnavskiy cracks him with a left. Gadzhidaudov again holds Sarnavskiy on the fence and he eats a knee strike for his efforts, Sarnavskiy scores a takedown on Gadzhidaudov. Gadzhidaudov wall walks to his feet and he lands a knee strike as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Sarnavskiy

Round Two: The round begins with Sarnavskiy quickly attacking Gadzhidaudov with leg kicks, Gadzhidaudov responds with a two punch combo followed by a kick to the midsection. Gadzhidaudov drops a swinging Sarnavskiy with a counter right and he follows up with a few more strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Ustarmagomed Gadzhidaudov def. Alexander Sarnavskiy by KO via strikes

Oleg Borisov vs. Tural Ragimov

Round One: The round begins with Ragimov rocking and backing Borisov with a punching combination, Borisov uses a judo throw to briefly put Ragimov on the ground. Borisov scores a takedown on Ragimov and he gets the full guard, Ragimov uses an arm bar attempt to get the fight standing again. Ragimov scores a takedown of his own, Borisov sweeps Ragimov and he winds up getting top position. Ragimov catches Borisov in a guillotine choke and Borisov escapes after a long struggle, Borisov postures up and then he controls the head of Ragimov as he attempts to stand up. Ragimov finally gets back to his feet and he holds Borisov against the cage wall, Ragimov goes for the takedown and Borisov winds up in top position when they hit the ground. Ragimov tries for the kimura submission while he is on his back, Borisov transitions to side control on Ragimov. Ragimov is quick to force Borisov into his full guard again, Ragimov scrambles to his feet and Borisov drops him with a right. Borisov attacks Ragimov with a few strikes on the ground as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Borisov 

Round Two: The round begins with  Borisov quickly cracking Ragimov with a right hook, Borisov then cracks Ragimov with a knee strike while in the clinch. Borisov levels Ragimov with a left hook and Ragimov goes out cold.

Official Result: Oleg Borisov def. Tural Ragimov by KO via punch

ACB Featherweight Title Fight: Zabit Magomedshapirov (Champion) vs. Valdines Silva

Round One: The round begins with Magomedshapirov nailing Silva with a kick to the midsection, Magomedshapirov drops Silva with a spin kick to the midsection. Magomedshapirov quickly pounces on Silva with a bunch of strikes, Magomedshapirov transitions to side control and he lands a ton of strikes on him. Magomedshapirov transitions to the half guard as he lands more ground and pound until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Zabit Magomedshapirov def. Valdines Silva by TKO via strikes to retain the ACB Featherweight Title

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