A native of Dagestan, Nassurdin Imavov, who was defeated in the confrontation with the American Sean Strickland, summed up the fight, congratulating the opponent on the victory and thanking the fans for their support.
“Sorry guys,” wrote the French middleweight on the social network. “I wanted to win so much, but he was better than me in this fight. My congratulations to Sean and his team.”
“I will learn from this fight and come back stronger as always. Thank you all for the support you have given me all week. It was amazing”
Recall that the middleweight fight between Nassurdin Imavov and Kelvin Gastelum was supposed to head the UFC Fight Night 217 tournament in Las Vegas, however, a week before the event, the American was injured and was replaced by Sean Strickland, who came out on short notice and after five rounds won by unanimous decision in the light heavyweight category.