UFC’s long run inside the Apex continues with UFC on ESPN+ 36 tonight, Saturday, Sept. 12.
Headlining the event is a women’s strawweight fight between Michelle Waterson and Angela Hill. The co-main event features two rising lightweights in Khama Worthy and unbeaten prospect Ottman Azaitar.
Worthy made a big push early on in his UFC career, rattling off back-to-back stoppages against Luis Pena and Devonte Smith to remain unbeaten inside the octagon.
The Pittsburgh native is currently riding a seven-fight win streak.
Azaitar is a year removed from UFC-debut win, knocking out Teemu Packalen in the first round at UFC 242 in September 2019.
Azaitair is currently undefeated, having finished 11 of his 12 opponents.
Here is how the lightweight bout between Khama Worthy and Ottman Azaitar went down at UFC on ESPN+ 36, including round-by-round scoring. For full results of the event, check them out right here.
They rush to the center, Worthy misses a leg kick. Both men playing it safe, feeling one another out in the opening minute. Azaitar lands right and a left. Azaitar lands a right hook and puts Worthy down. Azaitar jumps on Worthy, looking for the finish.Referee Herb Dean is forced to jump in for the TKO stoppage.
MyMMANews.com scores it 10-9 for Worthy
Official result: Ottman Azaitar def. Khama Worthy via TKO at 1:33 round 1.
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