Back at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, USA, UFC brought a competitive match between emerging talent Edmen Shahbazyan and experienced puncher Derek Brunson.
Expected to be a bright candidate of the middleweight (Middleweight) in the future, Edmen Shahbazyan will be forced to overcome the “gatekeeper” Brunson – a challenge almost mandatory for fighters who want to be in the top of the belt competition.
Edmen Shahbazyan will take on Derek Brunson’s mandatory challenge if he wants to climb to the upper group. Entering the recent Shooto Brazil match on July 27, boxer Ary Santos did not reach the standard weight when confronting Rangel de Sa for the Super Lightweight championship was empty.
Rangel de Rosa took the opportunity to finish before the referees intervene. It can be said that this is a very lucky victory for De Rosa when the opponent himself offers the championship belt for him with a self knockout phase.
The UFC Fight Night on August 2 ended with a brutal ground
At the UFC Fight Night, the middleweight boxer, Derek Brunson, had an execution in front of 9th-ranked fighter Edmen Shahbazyan. At the beginning of the match, both opponents had fierce and balanced moves. Heavy blows are delivered on both sides, Brunson with quality kicks and Shabazyan with effective punches.
However, in the second half, things were different. Brunson found a way to control his opponent and began to launch hammer attacks from above. Shahbazyan almost had to lose at the end of the second half if there was no bell for the end of the half. Doctors had to check Shahbazyan during recess to check the fighter’s performance.
Very bravely, Shahbazyan decided to continue to play, however, only 26 seconds later, he suffered heavy pounding kicks from Brunson and suffered a loss to TKO. Brunson’s victory also helped As they get closer to a place in the competition, perhaps with just a few more wins, Brunson will become the next challenger.