On Thursday, May 25, Fight Nights traveled to the Sport Palace in Ekaterinburg, Russia, for Fight Nights Global 67: Galiev vs. Brandao.

In the evening’s main event, The Ultimate Fighter 14 winner Diego Brandão dispatched of Russia’s Vener Galiev in the first round. Brando has won two straight since getting cut by the UFC following his back-and-forth battle with Brian Ortega at UFC 195: Lawler vs. Condit.

The event aired live at 12 a.m. ET on Match TV (Russia).

Diego Brandão def. Vener Galiev by knockout (punches). Round 1, 0:39
Murad Machaev def. Ary Santos by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 4:50
Kurban Omarov def. Artur Astakhov by knockout (punch). Round 1, 0:27
Aleksandr Yanyshev def. Shamil Magomedov by submission (armbar). Round 2, 3:49
Ruslan Yamanbaev def. Viktor Kichigin by TKO (ground and pound). Round 2, 2:26
Evgeniy Ignatiev def. Artur Soloviev by unanimous decision
Ivan Adrushchenko def. Shuhrat Khakimov by unanimous decision
Danil Erlich def. Maksutbek Baltabaev by submission (guillotine choke). Round 1, 1:58
Azamat Pshukov def. Timur Haziyev by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 2:04

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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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