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Sean Strickland vs. Abus Magomedov full fight video highlights

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Check out the full fight video highlights between Sean Strickland and Abus Magomedov from the main event of UFC Vegas 76, brought to you by the UFC and various media sources.

The main event of UFC Fight Night: Strickland vs. Magomedov took place on July 1 at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada. The fight featured middleweight contender Sean Strickland (27-5) facing off against up-and-coming fighter Abus Magomedov (25-5-1). The event was broadcast live on ESPN and ESPN+.

Watch the video highlights below.

For more detailed coverage of the Strickland vs. Magomedov fight, make sure to read the live blog by MMA Hook’s Jed Meshew.

Round 1: Magomedov starts the round by taking the center and immediately throwing kicks. Strickland maintains his classic guard and throws out feelers, but Magomedov is aggressive and lands a powerful combination. However, an accidental eye poke interrupts the action, causing a brief pause. Strickland experiences double vision but chooses to continue. The referee issues a “hard warning” to Magomedov. After the restart, Magomedov continues with his kicks while Strickland takes the lead, flicking his jab and staying tight. Magomedov swings with big, looping shots, but Strickland’s defense holds up well. Magomedov lands a good front kick to the body, exploiting an opening in Strickland’s stance. Although Strickland’s defense remains solid, Magomedov’s powerful low kicks start to find their mark. Strickland keeps pushing forward, crowding Magomedov and making him uncomfortable. Magomedov tries teeping multiple times and lands some kicks, but his hooks miss. Magomedov attempts a double leg takedown against the fence, but Strickland defends well and eventually stands back up. The round ends with Strickland putting punches behind his jab and Magomedov possibly slowing down. MMA Hook scores the round 10-9 in favor of Magomedov.

Round 2: Despite Magomedov having a 1-0 lead due to the eye poke deduction, Strickland appears to have the advantage, as he shows great endurance and Magomedov’s gas tank seems questionable for this style of fight. Strickland’s corner sees an opening and has a plan to exploit it. Strickland lands a jab followed by a right hand that gets Magomedov’s attention. Magomedov starts moving backward, looking uncomfortable, while Strickland continues to press forward. Strickland corners Magomedov, unleashing combos that back him into every corner. Magomedov appears exhausted and lacks the footwork to escape. Strickland keeps the pressure on, landing more combos along the fence. Magomedov is visibly tired and seems to want a way out. Mark Smith warns Magomedov, who is gassed but still hanging in there. Strickland intensifies his assault, not even increasing the pace significantly. Strickland lands a powerful right hand that drops Magomedov to the canvas. Strickland follows up with a series of right hands, prompting the referee to step in and stop the fight. Strickland secures the victory with a second-round TKO at 4:20.

Sean Strickland defeats Abus Magomedov via TKO (punches) at 4:20 of Round 2.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about UFC Vegas 76

What was the main event of UFC Vegas 76?

The main event of UFC Vegas 76 was a middleweight fight between Sean Strickland and Abus Magomedov.

Where did UFC Vegas 76 take place?

UFC Vegas 76 took place at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Who won the fight between Sean Strickland and Abus Magomedov?

Sean Strickland won the fight against Abus Magomedov via TKO in the second round.

How did Sean Strickland win the fight?

Strickland secured the victory by landing a series of powerful punches, resulting in a second-round TKO.

Where can I watch the full fight video highlights?

You can watch the full fight video highlights of Sean Strickland vs. Abus Magomedov from UFC Vegas 76 on the UFC’s official website and other media outlets.

What was the scorecard for Round 1?

MMA Hook scored Round 1 in favor of Abus Magomedov, with a score of 10-9.

Was there any controversy in the fight?

There was a moment of controversy when Sean Strickland suffered an accidental eye poke, resulting in temporary vision impairment. However, he chose to continue the fight.

What was the time of the TKO victory?

The TKO victory for Sean Strickland came at 4 minutes and 20 seconds of the second round.

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ufcfanatic99 July 2, 2023 - 7:08 pm

the eye poke in round 1 was nasty. strickland showed true grit by continuing despite double vision. magomedov had some good moments, but strickland’s pressure game was too much. can’t wait for more ufc action!

fightlover22 July 2, 2023 - 9:57 pm

vegas 76 was lit! strickland vs magomedov was a banger of a main event. strickland’s punches were like bombs, and magomedov had no answer. props to both fighters for putting on a show!

mmafan123 July 3, 2023 - 4:00 am

wow that fight was intense! strickland really dominated magomedov with his relentless pressure. the tko victory in the 2nd round was epic. can’t wait for their next fights!


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