The Afghan Mixed Martial Art fighter Baz Mohammad Mubariz defeated one of Russia’s MMA champions Maksim Katkov during OFS 8.
Mubariz defeated Katkov during the first round of the match by starting the game aggressively and taking down his opponent during the initial seconds of the game.
He ended the match in his favor finishing Katkov with a rear naked choke submission.
Tonight’s fight was considered as one of the biggest fights for Mubariz since the beginning of his career in MMA as he was challenged by his opponent following his victory against Russia’s Amir Satarov.
Katkov is one of the most prominent MMA fighters in Russia and his record ahead of fight against Mubariz included fight fights which included only one defeat and four victories.
Also known as “the Eagle”, Mubariz opened his way to the Russian Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) clubs following a voting competition last year.
Mubariz secured first place in “Striking Eagles” fighting contest which was organized by Absolute Championship Berkut and received 7,516 votes during the contest which was held for a period of two weeks in the month of October.
He was selected among the 30 fighters of the world by ACB during the initial phases of the contest where 450 fighters from different countries participated. (KP)