Saturday night Nico Musoke (10 wins, 1 loss, 2 draws/NC) steps into the Octagon to face Alessio Sakara at UFC Fight Night 30 in Manchester. The Allstars Training Center from Stockholm is the only Nordic fighter on the card, and steps in on short notice for Magnus Cedenblad who was injured training for the matchup with Sakara. Check out live play-by-play and results of the bout below.
Musoke is on the main card of UFC Fight Night 30. For more information and a pre-fight interview with MMAViking.com and Musoke.
Round 1: The round begins with a touch of gloves and fervent exchanges. Sakara hits the chin of Musoke with a right hand and drops him. Sakara follows Musoke to the mat, then Sakara lets him up. Rapid exchanges for both men, vicious leather being exchanged. Musoke clips Sakara, then pushes Sakara to the fence, and follows him to the mat. Sakara searching for a submission from the bottom as Musoke transitions to side control. Sakara explodes to the feet and Musoke attempts to take the back, but fails, and finds himself on his back. Sakara takes top postion and attempts to lay it on, but Musoke catches his arm, rolls belly down and secures an armbar. The elbow is locked somewhere beneath Musoke and the tap comes immediately.
Nico Musoke wins by armbar submission at 3 minutes and 7 seconds of the very first round.