Islam Makhachev Decisions Davi Ramos After Three Great Rounds!
UFC 242 pay-per-view (PPV) event is going down live now (Saturday, September 7, 2019) from inside the Arena on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Welcome to the Lightweight bout between the former Sambo champion of the world Islam Makhachev and BJJ black belt Davi “The Tasmanian Devil” Ramos. The referee in charge of this contest is Peter Hickmott. We’re underway!
Islam Makhachev circles around his rival, great takedown attempt, stuffed. Fighters are very cautious, not much action in the first 2 minutes. Wow, big left-right by Islam Makhachev, it landed clean!
Left hand to the body Makhachev, Ramos fires back. Good exchange. Left low kick Makhachev. Fighters trading shots, it looks like a solid match at the moment. Great right hand by Ramos. Close round, I am unsure, I’d say 10-9 Makhachev.
1-2 Makhachev. Good high kick by Makhachev, Ramos goes for a takedown, sticks like glue, presses his foe against the cage. Big left hand Islam. Left-hand to the head Makhachev again.
Good exchange on both sides. Makhachev looked wobbled for a second, his knee touched the floor after a big punch.
1-2 Islam. Ramos misses over and over. Makhachev circles well. Knee off the clinch. Low kick Makhachev, Ramos returns with a right hand, Ramos is bleeding. Dominant round, 10-9 Makhachev.
Right uppercut left straight Makhachev. Wow, what a knee, Makhachev demolishes his opponent on the ground but Davi Ramos survives!!!
Makhachev in the full guard, he lands strikes off the top. Makhachev to the body, Ramos defends well off this back. Elbow Ramos. Ramos grabs the fence, the ref warns him.
Elbow Islam. Ramos went for an armbar but Makhachev defends well. More strikes off the bottom from Ramos, but Makhachev continues playing his game. Ramos stands up. 10-8 Makhachev.
Here are the highlights:
Final Result: Islam Makhachev defeats Davi Ramos via unanimous decision (29-27, 30-26 x 2)
Davi Ramos drops to 10-3 MMA, 4-2 UFC, Islam Makhachev improves the score to 18-1 MMA, 7-1 UFC.