UFC Fight Night 136 took place Saturday, September 15, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. The card was headlined by a heavyweight bout between Mark Hunt and Oleksiy Oliynyk.
Closing odds are courtesy of BetDSI. Here’s a quick recap of each of those fights.
Favorites that Won
In a slow competitive contest that was mainly fought on the feet, Shamil Abdurakhimov edged out a decision victory over Andrei Arlovski. Abdurakhimov closed -125. Arlovski closed +105.
Alexey Kunchenko showed composure in his UFC debut getting the better of Thiago Alves in the striking exchanges to win unanimous decision. Kunchenko closed -435 while Alves closed +315.
Khalid Murtazaliev beat up CB Dollaway towards the end of the second round, but Dollaway did not get up for the bell to start the third round to give Murtazaliev the victory. Murtazaliev closed -165 while the American closed +135.
Petr Yan put on a brilliant striking display, but a resilient Jin Soo Son was able to get to the final bell for Yan to win by decision. Yan closed -1200 while Son closed +600.
Rustam Khabilov landed a takedown with two minutes left in round three and rode out the round in top position to edge Kajan Johnson by split decision. Khabilov closed -815. Johnson closed +515.
Des Green made this a competitive fight, but in the end Mairbek Taisumov landed the bigger strikes to win a decision for his sixth straight win in the UFC. Taisumov closed -555 with the return on Green +380.
Magomed Ankalaev landed an excellent head kick and followed up with ground strikes to finish Marcin Prachnio in the opening round for his first UFC victory. Ankalaev closed -540 while Prachnio closed +365.
Jordan Johnson made Adam Yandiev looked pedestrian as he was able to secure a second round submission victory. Johnson closed -270 with the return on Yandiev +215.
Ramazan Emeev had little trouble with Stefan Sekulic. While he didn’t earn the early finish, he controlled the fight all the way through to win by wide decision. Emeev closed -710. Sekulic closed +460.
Merab Dvalishvili dominated this fight for all 15 minutes to win a dominant decision over Terrion Ware. Dvalishvili closed -550 while Ware closed +375.
Underdogs that Won
It only lasted a round, but it was wild while it happened as Oleksiy Oliynyk submitted Mark Hunt. Oliynyk closed -105 while Hunt closed -125.
Jan Blachowicz dominated Nikita Krylov on the mat to earn a second round submission and push him close to a chance at the light heavyweight title. Blachowicz closed +120 while Krylov closed -150.