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UFC Fight Night 153 Results: Makwan Amirkhani Chokes Out Chris Fishgold! (Highlights)

UFC Fight Night 153 Results: Makwan Amirkhani Chokes Out Chris Fishgold! (Highlights)

Makwan Amirkhani Defeats Chris Fishgold Via Anaconda Choke!

UFC Fight Night 153 is going down live this afternoon (Saturday, June 1, 2019), from inside Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden.

Welcome to the Featherweight clash between Finnish submission expert Makwan “Mr. Finland” Amirkhani and English choke specialist and former Cage Warriors fighter Chris Fishgold.

After a heated face-off, Amirkhani pushed Fishgold. This will be a war! Our ref is Marc Goddard. The bout starts!

Round 1

Amirkhani has a height and a reach advantage. No glove touch, Amirkhani attacks with a flying knee immediately, Fishgold returns with a good right hand. The low kick missed by Fishgold. Now he delivers one great right low kick, Makwan felt that! Both fighters were quick in the stand-up.

Oh, no, a finger to the eye. The referee stops the contest. The doctor takes a look and lets him continue.

Makwan in a southpaw stance. Great kick to the body Fishgold, and again. Great low kick, Makwan lost balance for a moment. Again fantastic low kick by Fishgold.

The low kick missed by a hair. Fishgold misses again. Makwan moves to the side and stays away from a right low kick. Jab miss Amirkhani.

Fishgold keeps missing with low kicks, he wastes a lot of energy.

Left hook missed, Amirkhani counters and goes for a takedown, ends up in the full guard.

The Englishman uses butterfly guard to defend. Amirkhani lands a big right hand, and Fishgold goes for the armbar, and now a kneebar attempt. Fishgold trapped Amirkhani’s head, but Makwan slips out well, returns to the full guard.

Half minute left, Amirkhani delivers big left hook, and rains punches to the body. Fishgold rolls backwards Amirkhani has the submission! Saved by the bell! 10-9 Amirkhani.

The corner advises Fishgold to go for a Superman punch to shorten the distance because Amirkhani keeps moving away from his right low kick. Amirkhani was ordered to go for a takedown as soon as he gets the chance.

Round 2

Fighters touch gloves. Excellent left hook by Chris. Makwan circles and goes for a kick, Chris caught his leg but lets it go. Good low kick. Amirkhani misses with a big right hook.

Wow, fantastic right hand by Fishgold, this had to hurt. Amirkhani misses with a knee, good left-hand counter. Amirkhani defends right high kick attempt well. Low kick lands, 1-2 combo Fishgold, Makwan waits for a takedown.

Wow, this was a very brutal nut shot! Front kick to the groin! It was unintentional, but the referee warns Amirkhani.

Fighters touch gloves, right low kick checked. The right high kick missed by Fishgold. Another low kick lands by Fishgold. Left hook just missed.

Makwan goes for a takedown, but Fishgold goes down and rolls, he goes for a choke, but Amirkhani slips out, fighters in the north-south position, and now Makwan transitions to side control.

Fishgold passes to the full guard, but Amirkhani passes, Fishgold turtles and Amirkhani grabbed his neck tight, Fishgold tries to spin around.

He taps out, anaconda choke victory for Makwan Amirkhani!

Final result: Makwan Amirkhani defeats Chris Fishgold via anaconda choke (round 2, 4:25)

Check out the highlights below:

Makwan Amirkhani improves his score to 15-3 MMA, 5-1 UFC; Chris Fishgold  drops to 18-3-1 MMA, 1-2 UFC)

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