Absolute Championships Berkut 52 Results: ACB Makes It's Debut In Austria

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Patrik Kincl def. Arbi Agujev by TKO via strikes (4:42, R2)

Michal Andryszak def. Denis Smoldarev by KO via knee strike (3:18, R1)

Malik Merad def. Cristian Mitrea by TKO via strikes (4:31, R1)

Nikola Dipchikov def. Alexander Takacs by TKO via strikes (4:18, R1)

Erhan Kartal def. Rubenilton Pereira by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov def. Dan Konecke by TKO via strikes (2:44, R2)

Joao Luis Nogueira def. Shamil Nikaev by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Ismail Naurdiev def. Andrei Vasinca by KO via strikes (1:28, R1)

Matjaz Vicar def. Khamzat Musaev by submission via arm bar (4:46, R1)

Niko Gjoka def. Paulo Rodrigo De Sousa by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26)


Round By Round Recap

Niko Gjoka vs. Paulo Rodrigo De Sousa

Round One: The round begins with Gjoka attacking De Sousa with a crescent kick, Gjoka continues attacking De Sousa with a variety of kicks. Gjoka starts nailing De Sousa with some leg kicks as well, Gjoka scores a takedown on De Sousa and he gets the full guard. Gjoka postures up and De Sousa trips him up to gain top position, De Sousa catches Gjoka in a modified calf slicer. Gjoka scrambles at the right time to get the fight standing as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Gjoka

Round Two: The round begins with Gjoka attacking De Sousa with a spinning heel kick that gets blocked, Gjoka scores a takedown on De Sousa and he gets the open guard, Gjoka starts attacking De Sousa with some ground and pound. Gjoka transitions to the half guard position on De Sousa, De Sousa traps Gjoka back into his full guard once again, De Sousa continues attacking Gjoka with submission attempts while on his back. The referee decides to stand up the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with Gjoka catching De Sousa with a side kick to the head. Gjoka backs De Sousa into the cage wall while throwing a combination, Gjoka scores a takedown on De Sousa and he gets the half guard position. Gjoka attacks De Sousa with more ground and pound as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Gjoka attacking De Sousa with a combination before scoring the takedown, Gjoka transitions to the half guard position on De Sousa. Gjoka postures up and he attacks De Sousa with some strikes, the referee decides to stand up the fighters for inactivity. The action resumes with Gjoka nailing De Sousa with a short right, Gjoka then holds De Sousa against the cage wall while looking for a takedown. De Sousa drops to the ground while going for a kimura and Gjoka escapes to gain top position, Gjoka gains the half guard while nailing De Sousa with strikes. De Sousa quickly traps Gjoka in his full guard while eating more strikes, Gjoka gains back control on a scrambling De Sousa. Gjoka returns to the half guard position on De Sousa, Gjoka rolls for the arm bar and De Sousa escapes with Gjoka retaining top position. Gjoka goes for an arm bar again and he releases it just as the bell sounds.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Gjoka (Final Score: 30-27 for Gjoka)

Official Result: Niko Gjoka def. Paulo Rodrigo De Sousa by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26)

Dan Konecke vs. Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov

Round One: The round begins with Konecke attacking Yagshimuradov with a few kicks, Yagshimuradov swarms on Konecke with a striking combination. Konecke trips on a takedown attempt and Yagshimuradov nails him with a few strikes, Yagshimuradov gets top position while keeping Konecke on the ground. Yagshimuradov starts attacking Konecke with some ground and pound, Yagshimuradov transitions to back control on Konecke while landing more strikes. Yagshimuradov postures up while nailing Konecke with more strikes, Yagshimuradov attacks Konecke with more strikes while controlling his head. Konecke eats more strikes as he traps Yagshimuradov in his full guard and the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Yagshimuradov

Round Two: The round begins with Konecke kicking Yagshimuradov in the midsection, Konecke also starts attacking Yagshimuradov with leg kicks. Konecke misses a spinning heel kick to the head of Yagshimuradov, Yagshimuradov then lands a front kick on Konecke. Yagshimuradov drops Konecke with a right and he pounces on him with a few strikes before allowing him to stand up, Yagshimuradov then pops Konecke with an uppercut. Yagshimuradov drops Konecke with a spinning head kick followed by a knee strike, Yagshimuradov pounces on a downed Konecke until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov def. Dan Konecke by TKO via strikes (2:44, R2)

Cristian Mitrea vs. Malik Merad

Round One: The round begins with Mitrea attacking Merad with a push kick, Mitrea scores a takedown and Merad sweeps him to get top position. Merad starts attacking Mitrea with a lot of ground and pound, Mitrea catches Merad in his full guard while eating more strikes. Merad continues to just assault Mitrea with ground and pound, Merad transitions to the half guard while nailing Mitrea with more and more strikes. Merad nails Mitrea with illegal strikes and the referee takes point from him, the action resumes with Merad nailing Mitrea with a plethora of strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Malik Merad def. Cristian Mitrea by TKO via strikes (4:31, R1)

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