On Tuesday, Nov. 22, Fight Nights Global returned to Moscow, Russia for EFN 55: Egorov vs. McGann.

In the evening’s main event, Russia’s Igor Egorov welcomed England’s Jack McCann back to Russia. Egorov returned to the promotion for the first time since knocking out Eduard Muravitskiy in just 46 seconds at EFN 46 in April. McGann has flashed his slick striking skills in EFN and BAMMA in the past. “The Pilgrim” had finished all 10 of his professional wins, with nine coming by way of knockout. McGann lost against top Russian prospect Murad Machaev in his most recent outing at EFN 51.

In the evening’s main card action, undefeated prospect Akhmed Balkizov took on Russia’s Ilya Kurzanov. Tajikistan’s Soleh Khasanov fought Russia’s Dmitry Aryshev. Ukrainian lightweight Andrey Mitrofanov met Russia’s Abdulla Dadaev.

The event aired live at 8 a.m. ET on UFC Fight Pass and Match TV (Russia).

Jack McGann def. Igor Egorov by KO (uppercut). Round 2
Ilya Kurzanov def. Akhmed Balkizov by submission (triangle choke). Round 2
Magomed Abdulvagabov def. Rustam Chsiev by decision
Abdulla Dadaev def. Andrey Mitrofanov by submission (arm-in guillotine choke). Round 1
Dmitry Aryshev def. Soleh Khasanov by TKO (towel thrown). Round 3
Grachik Engibaryan def. Artem Lobanov by submission (triangle). Round 1
Zhalgas Zhumagalov def. Ivan Andrushchenko by decision
Nikolay Kaushansky def. Jean Michel Mbok by TKO (knees and punches). Round 1
Magomed Al-Abdullah def. Kirill Tropinin by decision

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Zach Aittama became a fan of martial arts at an early age. Hooked on the sport after one experience, Zach started training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai as a teenager. Watching the sport only increased his interest, building a fascination for combat sports around the globe. Years of training and amateur bouts later, Zach continues to train while working and attending school full-time. Zach started writing for Fight Sport Asia in 2014 and joined the Combat Press staff in July of 2015.

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