The UFC is in Russia for the very first time with UFC Fight Night 136. The fight card takes place Saturday at Olympic Stadium in Moscow and will stream on UFC Fight Pass.
Two UFC fighters missed weight yesteday. Jin Soon Son came in at 137 pounds for his bantamweight bout, and Mairbek Taisumov came in at 161 pounds for a scheduled lightweight fight with a maximum of 156 pounds. Per UFC officials, Son surrendered 20 percent of his purse to Yan, while Taisumov paid 40 percent of his purse to Green. Both fights will go on as scheduled.
The fight card was headlined by heavyweights Mark Hunt and Aleksei Oleinik.
Aleksei Oleinik defeated Mark Hunt by submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 4:26
Jan Blachowicz defeated Nikita Krylov via submission (D’arce choke) – Round 2, 2:41
Shamil Abdurakhimov defeated Andrei Arlovski via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Alexey Kunchenko defeated Thiago Alves via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Khalid Murtazaliev defeated C.B. Dollaway via TKO (retirement) – Round 2, 5:00
Petr Yan defeated Jin Soo Son via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Rustam Khabilov defeated. Kajan Johnson via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Mairbek Taisumov defeated Desmond Green via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Magomed Ankalaev defeated Marcin Prachnio via knockout (strikes) – Round 1, 3:09
Jordan Johnson defeated Adam Yandiev via submission (arm-triangle choke) – Round 2, 0:42
Ramazan Emeev defeated Stefan Sekulic via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-26)
Merab Dvalishvili defeated Terrion Ware via unanimous decision (30-25, 30-25, 30-25)