On Sunday, Oct. 8, Fight Nights held its 76th event from Krasnodar, Russia.

In the night’s main event, UFC veterans Ali Bagautinov and Danny Martinez clashed for positioning in the deep Fight Nights flyweight division.

In the co-main event, flyweight champion Vartan Asatryan attempted to defend his title for the first time against unbeaten Russian Tagir Ulanbekov. Asatryan, 24, had won six straight including victories over Zhalgas Zhumagalov and Mikael Silander. Ulanbekov is a national Sambo champion with seven wins in his seven pro MMA fights.

The event aired live at 11 a.m. ET on Match TV (Russia) and UFC Fight Pass.

Ali Bagautinov def. Danny Martinez by unanimous decision
Tagir Ulanbekov def. Vartan Asatryan by submission (guillotine choke). Round 4, 3:43 – for flyweight title
Ruslan Yamanbaev def. Islam Begidov by TKO (flying knee and strikes). Round 1, 3:43
Dinislam Kamavov def. Zaur Kairov by submission (arm-triangle choke). Round 2, 3:21
Omar Nurmagomedov def. Nauruz Dzamikhov by unanimous decision
Igor Tarytsa def. Akhad Mamedov by unanimous 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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