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Russia vs England: Zubaira Tukhugov, Lerone Murphy fight at ‘UFC 242’ in Abu Dhabi, UAE

Zubaira Tukhugov, Lerone Murphy

  • Promotion: Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)
  • Title: “UFC 242”
  • Venue: The Arena, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Date: September 7, 2019

Countries represented

Fighters

Brazil

  1. Carlos Diego Ferreira
  2. Davi “The Tasmanian Devil” Ramos
  3. Edson “Junior” Barboza

Canada

  1. Nordine Taleb

England

  1. Lerone “The Miracle” Murphy

Finland

  1. Teemu Packalen

France

  1. Fares “Smile Killer” Ziam

Georgia

  1. Liana “Mgeli” Jojua

Germany

  1. Ottman “Bulldozer” Azaitar

Japan

  1. Takashi Sato

Morocco

  1. Ottman “Bulldozer” Azaitar

Russia

  1. Omari “Wolverine” Akhmedov
  2. Muslim “King of Kung Fu” Salikhov
  3. Zubaira “Warrior” Tukhugov
  4. Mairbek “Beckan” Taisumov
  5. Shamil “Abrek” Abdurakhimov
  6. Islam Makhachev
  7. Khabib “The Eagle” Nurmagomedov
 

Scotland

  1. Joanne “JoJo” Calderwood

South Africa

  1. Don “Magic Man” Madge

United States

  1. Zak Cummings
  2. Belal “Remember the Name” Muhammad
  3. Sarah “Cheesecake” Moras
  4. Andrea “KGB” Lee
  5. Curtis “Razor” Blaydes
  6. Paul “The Irish Dragon” Felder
  7. Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier


Bout #: 7 of 13
 

Blue Corner

  • Name: Lerone “The Miracle” Murphy
  • Age: 28
  • Hometown: Stockport, England
  • Gym: All Powers Gym, Stockport
  • Professional MMA record before fight night: 8 wins, 0 loss
  • UFC record before fight night: 0 win, 0 loss
  • Opponents defeated in the UFC before fight night: N/A

Red Corner

  • Name: Zubaira “Warrior” Tukhugov
  • Age: 28
  • Hometown: Moscow, Russia
  • Gym: Krepost Fight Club, Moscow
  • Professional MMA record before fight night: 18 wins, 4 losses
  • UFC record before fight night: 3 wins, 1 loss
  • Opponents defeated in the UFC before fight night: Douglas Andrade, Ernest Chavez, Philippe Nover

Result

  • Division: Featherweight
  • Referee: Herb Dean
  • Winner: N/A
  • Method: Split Draw
  • Time and Round: 5:00 of Round 3

The main event of “UFC 242” was a UFC Lightweight Championship title unification bout between current champion Khabib “The Eagle” Nurmagomedov, 30, of Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russia and interim champion Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier, 30, of Coconut Creek, Florida, United States.

“UFC Fight Night 157” was the third UFC event to take place in Abu Dhabi. Check the complete results on Conan Daily.

Watch the full post-fight press conference here:

 

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