On Friday, June 2, Fight Nights returned to St. Petersburg, Russia, for Fight Nights Global 68: Pavlovich vs. Mokhnatkin.
In the evening’s main card action, undefeated Sergey Pavlovich clashed with Russia’s Mikhail Mokhnatkin for the vacant heavyweight title. Former top-10 heavyweight Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva took on undefeated Russian heavyweight Vitaly Minakov, who had won all 19 of his career bouts. Former UFC light heavyweight Nikita Krylov fought Croatia’s Stjepan Bekavac.
The event aired live at 12 p.m. ET on UFC Fight Pass and Match TV (Russia).
Sergey Pavlovich def. Mikhail Mokhnatkin by unanimous decision – for heavyweight title
Vitaly Minakov def. Antônio “Bigfoot” Silva by TKO (punches). Round 2, 1:37
Nikita Krylov def. Stjepan Bekavac by submission (guillotine choke). Round 1, 0:53
Tony Johnson Jr. def. Baga Agaev by TKO (punches). Round 1, 1:20
Oleg Dadonov def. Jackie Gosh by unanimous decision
Rustam Chsiev def. Georgi Lobzhanidze by TKO (punches). Round 3, 3:30
Artur Guseinov def. Hasan Yousefi by knockout (punch). Round 2, 0:52
Vladimir Ivanov def. Dmitry Aryshev by unanimous decision
Vasiliy Zubkov def. Islam Yashaev by technical submission (guillotine choke). Round 1, 5:00