Completed MMA Bout

Michael Morales vs. Nikolay Veretennikov

Main Card | Welterweight · 170 lbs | MMA

Michael Morales defeats Nikolay Veretennikov via 3 Round Decision

Michael Morales
Nikolay Veretennikov

Round 3

11-0-0   Pro Record At Fight   9-3-0
Climbed to 12-0   Record After Fight   Fell to 9-4
+190 (Slight Underdog)   Betting Odds   -235 (Moderate Favorite)
Ecuador   Nationality   Kazakhstan
Tijuana, Mexico   Fighting out of   Orange County, California
22 years, 2 months, 4 weeks   Age at Fight   31 years, 8 months, 4 weeks, 2 days
170.0 lbs (77.1 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   171.0 lbs (77.6 kgs)
6'0" (183cm)   Height   6'1" (185cm)
79.0" (201cm)   Reach   74.0" (188cm)
Xtreme Fitness Machala   Gym   Kings MMA
Contender Series 2021
  • Bout Information
  • Event: Contender Series 2021: Week 4
  • Date: Tuesday 09.21.2021 at 08:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Mark Smith
  • Venue: UFC APEX
  • Enclosure: Cage
  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
  • Bout Billing: Main Card (fight 4 of 5)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 170 lbs (77.1 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Dan Hellie, Michael Bisping, Laura Sanko
  • Broadcast:
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Laura Sanko
  • Morales Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Veretennikov Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
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Event Discussion


09.21.2021 | 11:48 PM ET

Morales is a beast he national champion wrestler and judoka?

09.21.2021 | 11:53 PM ET


09.22.2021 | 3:52 AM ET


Don't know how good he is exactly, but yeah, he's got a background in both Judo and Wrestling to go alongside his striking. Both of his parents are Judokas.

That versatility was what settled things for me and made me make the switch. Do regret not picking Nguyen, but any dude that loses to Aalon Cruz is no friend of mine.

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