Russia vs Brazil: Islam Makhachev, Davi Ramos fight at ‘UFC 242’ in Abu Dhabi, UAE

Islam Makhachev, Davi Ramos

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

Countries represented



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


  1. Nordine Taleb


  1. Lerone “The Miracle” Murphy


  1. Teemu Packalen


  1. Fares “Smile Killer” Ziam


  1. Liana “Mgeli” Jojua


  1. Ottman “Bulldozer” Azaitar


  1. Takashi Sato


  1. Ottman “Bulldozer” Azaitar


  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


  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 #: 11 of 13 

Blue Corner

  • Name: Davi “The Tasmanian Devil” Ramos
  • Age: 32
  • Hometown: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Gym:  Rizzo RVT, Rio de Janeiro
  • Professional MMA record before fight night: 20 wins, 4 losses
  • UFC record before fight night: 4 wins, 1 losses
  • Opponents defeated in the UFC before fight night: Chris Gruetzemacher, Nick Hein, John Gunther, Austin Hubbard

Red Corner

  • Name: Islam Makhachev
  • Age: 27
  • Hometown: Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russia
  • Gym: Fightspirit Team, Dagestan
  • Professional MMA record before fight night: 17 wins, 1 loss
  • UFC record before fight night: 6 wins, 1 loss
  • Opponents defeated in the UFC before fight night: Leo Kuntz, Chris Wade, Nik Lentz, Gleison Tibau, Kajan Johnson, Arman Tsarukyan


  • Division: Lightweight
  • Referee: Peter Hickmott
  • Method: Unanimous Decision
  • 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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