The event is to be headlined by a pair of ranked lightweight killers in Arman Tsarukyan (no. 11) and Mateusz Gamrot (no. 12), and co-headlined by welterweight contenders Neil Magny (no. 10) and Shavkat Rakhmonov (no. 15).
Our first feature fight of the night came in the lightweight division between Thiago Moises and Christos Giagos.
Continue reading to see how this 155 lb clash went down:
Official Result: Thiago Moises def. Christos Giagos via submission (rear naked choke) at 3:05 of round one
Moises presses Giagos into the fence in search of a takedown, but Giagos’ defense holds up initially. After a scramble, Moises has Giagos’ back and is searching for the rear naked choke.
Giagos remains in a standing position, and initially is able to defend the choke.
However, not long after getting his back fully taken, Moises finds the early finish, snapping his two-fight losing skid.
— Shakiel Mahjouri (@Shak_Fu) June 26, 2022
In his post-fight interview with UFC Hall of Famer Michael Bisping, Moises said called out fellow submission artist Joe Solecki
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