Handoko lost Habilov in the first battle between the Russians in UFC history
Russian fighter Sergey Handozhko lost to compatriot Rustam Habilov on the UFC 163 Fight Night, which takes place in Moscow. About it reports Sport24. According to the portal, this match was the first between the two representatives of Russia in UFC history.
Most of the battle, the athletes were in the fight. The judge repeatedly warned Habilova and demanded to actively use its position. In addition, the fighter from Dagestan were booed by the audience.
Despite this, Khabilov won by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28).
Sergey Handozhko spent his second fight in the UFC. In June, he made a successful debut in the organization, defeating Swede Rostem Akman. Khabilov has won seven of his last eight fights in MMA. In February of this year, he was defeated by Brazilian Carlos Ferreira.