UFC Fight Night Rotterdam Results: Alexander Volkov - Stefan Struve Headline & Siyar Bahadurzada Returns

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Main Card (3pm EST., UFC Fight Pass)

#7 Alexander Volkov def. #8 Stefan Struve by TKO via strikes (3:30, R3)

#11 Marion Reneau def. Talita Bernardo by TKO via strikes (4:54, R3)

Siyar Bahadurzada def. Rob Wilkinson by TKO via strikes (3:10, R2)

Leon Edwards def. Bryan Barberena by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Preliminary Card (11:45am EST., UFC Fight Pass)

Darren Till def. Bojan Velickovic by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Mairbek Taisumov def. Felipe Silva by KO via punch (1:24, R1)

Michel Prazeres def. Mads Burnell by submission via north/south choke (1:26, R3)

Rustam Khabilov def. Desmond Green by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Aleksandar Rakic def. Francimar Barroso by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Zabit Magomedsharipov def. Mike Santiago by submission via rear naked choke (4:22, R2)

Abdul-Kerim Edilov def. Bojan Mihajlovic by TKO via strikes (2:32, R2)

Thibault Gouti def. Andrew Holbrook by TKO via strikes (4:28, R1)


Round By Round Recap

Andrew Holbrook vs. Thibault Gouti

Round One: The round begins with Holbrook popping Gouti with a few lefts, Holbrook starts hunting for the takedown against Gouti. Gouti catches an incoming Holbrook with a knee strike to the upper body, Gouti eats a left before nailing Holbrook with a punching combination. Holbrook starts attacking Gouti with some leg kicks a well, Gouti pops a swinging Holbrook with a counter right. Holbrook eats a few more strikes before kicking Gouti in the midsection, Holbrook come forward and swings away at Gouti. Gouti comes forward and just swings wildly against Holbrook, Gouti then catches a sideways moving Holbrook with rights followed by an elbow strike. Gouti drops Holbrook with a head kick and he pounces on him with strikes, Holbrook scrambles to his feet and Gouti assaults him with a plethora of strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Thibault Gouti def. Andrew Holbrook by TKO via strikes (4:28, R1)

Bojan Mihajlovic vs. Abdul-Kerim Edilov

Round One: The round begins with Edilov attacking Mihajlovic with leg kicks, Edilov also catches Mihajlovic with a kick to the midsection. Edilov comes forward and cracks Mihajlovic with a pair of knee strikes, Edilov holds Mihajlovic against the cage wall while landing a few strikes. Edilov scores a takedown on Mihajlovic and he gets the full guard, Edilov starts attacking Mihajlovic with some ground and pound. Edilov postures up and attacks Mihajlovic with a lot more strikes, Edilov gains back control against Mihajlovic. Edilov catches Mihajlovic with more strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-8 for Edilov

Round Two: The round begins with Mihajlovic swinging wildly against Edilov, Edilov cracks Mihajlovic with a kick to the midsection. Edilov catches a swinging Mihajlovic with a counter right uppercut, Edilov scores a takedown on Mihajlovic and he gets the full guard. Edilov starts attacking Mihajlovic with ground and pound, Edilov turns up the heat with his ground and pound until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Abdul-Kerim Edilov def. Bojan Mihajlovic by TKO via strikes (2:32, R2)

Zabit Magomedsharipov vs. Mike Santiago

Round One: The round begins with Magomedsharipov attacking Santiago with a hook kick followed by a spinning back kick, Santiago comes forward and swings away at Magomedsharipov. Santiago holds Magomedsharipov against the cage wall while landing a few strikes, Magomedsharipov scores a takedown and Santiago gets right back up. Magomedsharipov attacks Santiago with a roundhouse kick that barely misses, Magomedsharipov pops a swinging Santiago with an uppercut. Santiago hunts for the takedown against Magomedsharipov, Magomedsharipov grabs Santiago and he mauls him with knee strikes. Santiago again holds Magomedsharipov against the cage wall while exchanging a few strikes, Santiago come forward and swings away at Magomedsharipov. The fighters exchange more trikes while in the clinch, the fighters separate and Magomedsharipov nails Santiago with a series of kicks that land all over. Santiago scores a takedown on Magomedsharipov as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Magomedsharipov

Round Two: The round begins with Santiago attacking Magomedsharipov with a kick to the midsection, Santiago backs Magomedsharipov up while throwing punching combinations. Santiago goes for a takedown and Magomedsharipov winds up scrambling to get back control, Magomedsharipov starts attacking Santiago with ground and pound. Santiago gets to his feet and Magomedsharipov drags him back to the ground while getting the half guard. Magomedsharipov transitions to back control against Santiago, Magomedsharipov goes back to attacking Santiago with ground and pound. Magomedsharipov lock in the rear naked choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Zabit Magomedsharipov def. Mike Santiago by submission via rear naked choke (4:22, R2)

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