Rousimar Palhares (Dave Mandel/Sherdog)
Fight Nights Global 70 Results: Palhares Makes Successful Debut, Submits Ivanov Early
On Friday, July 7, Fight Nights Global traveled to the FSK Sports Complex in Ulan-Ude, Russia, for Fight Nights Global 70.
In the evening’s main event, UFC veteran and former WSOF titleholder Rousimar “Toquinho” Palhares made his Fight Nights debut against Russia’s own Alexei Ivanov. Palhares had lost back-to-back fights since leaving World Series of Fighting with the welterweight title. Ivanov had won five straight before his most recent fight, in which he lost to ROAD FC veteran Gennadiy Kovalev.
The event aired live on MATCH TV (Russia).
Rousimar Palhares def. Alexei Ivanov by submission (leg lock). Round 1, 0:36
Vadim Buseev def. Yunpeng Guo by TKO. Round 1, 2:41
Maksim Butorin vs. Mike Hill ends in a draw.
Aldar Budanaev def. Sabit Zhusupov by unanimous decision
Renat Ondar def. Bato Damdinov by TKO. Round 3, 4:17
Dzhamal Ibragimgadzhiev def. Samat Nurmamatov by TKO. Round 2, 3:47
Valeriy Mitrichuk def. Batsuren Davaajamts by TKO. Round 1, 4:30
Bair Asalkhanov def. Vladimir Tsoi by unanimous decision