On Friday, May 19, Fight Nights Global traveled to the Barys Arena in Astana, Kazakhstan for Fight Nights Global 65.

In the night’s main event, Russia’s Vartan Asatryan took on Ukraine’s Zhalgas Zhumagalov in the eight-man flyweight tournament final for the vacant flyweight title.

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

Vartan Asatryan def. Zhalgas Zhumagalov by split decision – for flyweight title
Gadzhimurad Khiramagomedov by Georgiy Kichigin by split decision – for welterweight title
Yerzhan Estanov def. Sergey Razin by submission (armbar). Round 1, 3:45
Sultan Kiyalov def. Michael Dubois by TKO (punches). Round 2, 3:36
Tagir Ulanbekov def. Shajidul Haque by unanimous decision
Akhmed Musakaev def. Ruslan Serikpulov by unanimous decision
Zhasulan Akhimzanov def. Ardarsher Murodaliev by submission (triangle choke). Round 1, 3:58
Adil Boranbayev def. Vladislav Shabalin by TKO (corner stoppage). Round 3, 4:28
Sabit Zhusupov def. Martin Gil by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 2, 2:58
Ermek Tlauov def. Sergey Malykov by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 1:32
Aik Virabyan def. Mikhail Sarbashev by TKO (punches). Round 1, 1:59
Nurbek Kabdrakhmanov def. Kanat Kulmagambetov by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 2, 3:57

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Zach Aittama
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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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