UFC Fight Night 226 video: Volkan Oezdemir makes quick work of Bogdan Guskov

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PARIS – Volkan Oezdemir wasted no time at UFC Fight Night 226.

Oezdemir (19-7 MMA, 7-6 UFC) stunned Bogdan Guskov (14-3 MMA, 0-1 UFC) on the feet and pounced on him for his first submission win in over 11 years. The rear-naked choke finish came at the 3:46 mark of Round 1 on Saturday at Accor Arena. 

Check out the replay of Oezdemir’s finish below (via Twitter):

Oezdemir has won two of his past three fights. Saturday marked his first finish since August 2019. Guskov has a four-fight winning streak snapped.

Up-to-the-minute results of UFC Fight Night 226 include:

  • Volkan Oezdemir def. Bogdan Guskov via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 3:46

  • William Gomis def. Yanis Ghemmouri via TKO (body kick) – Round 3, 2:20

  • Morgan Charriere def. Manolo Zecchini via TKO (body kick) – Round 1, 3:51

  • Taylor Lapilus def. Caolan Loughran via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

  • Ange Loosa def. Rhys McKee via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

  • Nora Cornolle def. Joselyne Edwards via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

  • Farid Basharat def. Kleydson Rodrigues via submission (arm triangle) – Round 1, 4:15

  • Jacqueline Cavalcanti def. Zarah Fairn via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-37, 30-27)

For more on the card, visit MMA Junkie’s event hub for UFC Fight Night 226.

Story originally appeared on MMA Junkie

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