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Fighters React To Wellington Turman Tapping Out Misha Cirkunov At UFC Vegas 49

Wellington Turman vs. Misha Cirkunov was a solid co-main event fight. 

The two fighters met in a bout on Saturday night (February 26, 2022) at the UFC Vegas 49 event from Las Vegas, Nevada at the UFC Apex facility.

The first round was wild as Turman took his back while standing and they stayed there for a little bit before Misha shook him off before unloading with strikes then getting into full guard. He later tried to go for a rear-naked choke and d’arce choke, but couldn’t get either of them. In the second round, it all ended with Turman getting the armbar win. 

Peep the highlights of the fight courtesy of the UFC’s official Twitter account:

Let’s see how the fighters reacted to the outcome of this fight:

Turman made a name for himself after racking up a 15-2 pro-MMA record after fighting for several promotions.He earned a UFC contract when he beat Marcio Alexandre Jr. back in April by rear-naked choke under the Future FC banner. Turman lost to Karl Roberson by decision at the UFC Sacramento event from the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, California. He then beat Markus Perez by decision only to lose to Andrew Sanchez and Bruno Silva. In his previous fight, he edged out Sam Alvey in August 2021. 

Cirkunov entered this fight with a 15-7 pro-MMA record and had gone 3-2 in his past five fights. He lost his previous two fights to Ryan Spann by TKO in March and Krzysztof Jotko by decision in October. 

MMA News is providing ongoing coverage of UFC Vegas 49. We’ve got you covered with live results, video highlights, and post-fight tidbits.

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