On Thursday, Aug. 24, Fight Nights traveled to the Ice Cube in Sochi, Russia, for Fight Nights Global 72.

In the night’s main event, Josh Hill made his Fight Nights debut against Russia’s Grachik Engibaryan. Canada’s Hill had won five of his past six fights with his only loss coming against UFC fighter Marlon Moraes. During that stretch, Hill held wins over Bekbulat Magomedov, Josh Rettinghouse and Bendy Casimir. Engibaryan had won four of his past five with his biggest win coming against Romania’s Paul Marin.

The event aired live at 11 a.m. ET on Boets TV.

Josh Hill def. Grachik Engibaryan by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1
Islam Begidov def. Peter Queally by decision
Magomed Yunusilau def. Alejandro Solano Rodriguez by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1
Kurban Taygibov def. Igor Zhirkov by TKO (ground and pound). Round 2
Vladimir Egoyan def. Mumin Shakirov by TKO (ground and pound). Round 2
Mariya Agapova def. Ylia Kutsenko by submission (armbar). Round 3
Sergey Klyuev def. Khasan Gadzhimagomedov by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1
Bibert Tumenov def. Muratbek Kasimbay by decision
Rashid Yusupov def. Emomali Kurbanov by decision

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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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