The feature bout of UFC 242’s Fight Pass prelims was a welterweight tiff between Belal Muhammad and Takashi Sato. Using effective takedown attempts, it was Muhammad who eventually emerged victorious via rear-naked choke submission.
Don Madge def. Fares Ziam via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
The first two bouts ended via decision. The opening lightweight clash had Don Madge defeating Fares Ziam with a tally of 30-27, 30-27, and 29-28.
Omari Akhmedov def. Zak Cummings via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
It was followed by a middleweight fight with Omari Akhmedov defeating TUF 17 alum Zak Cummings via unanimous decision, with the same tally.
Muslim Salikhov def. Nordine Taleb by KO (punch) at 4:26 of round 1
The first stoppage of the night was courtesy of welterweight Muslim Salikhov, who landed a clean overhand right to knock out Nordine Taleb at 4:26 of round 1. Check out the clip below:
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Belal Muhammad def. Takashi Sato by submission (rear-naked choke) 1:44 of round 3
Roufusport fighter Belal Muhammad closed the Fight Pass prelims card with an impressive submission win over judo fighter Takashi Sato. Using clean left hooks and effective double-leg entries, he was able to eventually secure a rear-naked choke submission at the 1:55 mark of the third round.
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