Completed MMA Bout

Gian Villante vs. Saparbeg Safarov

Main Card | Light Heavyweight · 205 lbs | MMA

Gian Villante defeats Saparbeg Safarov via KO/TKO at 2:54 of Round 2

Gian Villante
Saparbeg Safarov

Villante
KO/TKO
Round 2

14-7-0   Pro Record At Fight   8-0-0
Climbed to 15-7   Record After Fight   Fell to 8-1
-190 (Slight Favorite)   Betting Odds   +160 (Slight Underdog)
United States   Nationality   Russia
Bellmore, New York   Fighting out of   Makhachkala, Russia
31 years, 3 months, 3 weeks   Age at Fight   30 years, 1 month, 3 weeks, 4 days
205.8 lbs (93.3 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   205.0 lbs (93.0 kgs)
6'3" (191cm)   Height   6'1" (186cm)
76.0" (193cm)   Reach   78.0" (198cm)
Bellmore Kickboxing MMA   Gym   Academy MMA (Primary)
Legion Fight Team (Other)
UFC Fight Night 102
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC Fight Night 102: Lewis vs. Abdurakhimov
  • Date: Friday 12.09.2016 at 05:45 PM ET
  • Referee: Keith Peterson
  • Venue: Times Union Center
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Albany, New York, United States
  • Bout Billing: Main Card (fight 9 of 12)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 205 lbs (93.0 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Jon Anik, Brian Stann
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Jon Anik
  • Villante Total Disclosed Pay: $50,000
  • Safarov Total Disclosed Pay: $50,000
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Villante vs. Safarov Fight Predictions

Tapology Community Predictions: 853  
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KO/TKO
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Decision
Villante
79%
Safarov
21%
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