Kiamrian Abbasov scores spectacular comeback acquire towards James Nakashima at Just one: Inside of the Matrix II
(James Goyder is the operator/editor of AsianMMA.com)
At the conclude of the opening round, Kiamrian Abbasov’s nose seemed badly damaged and there was a question as to irrespective of whether the welterweight champion would recover. Challenger James Nakashima appeared firmly in manage of the major party at One: Inside the Matrix, Part II.
Nakashima dominated rounds two and 3 as Abbasov pawed awkwardly at his nose. For the duration of the second stanza, the southpaw challenger located a property for his left hand and blood commenced to stream from his opponent’s deal with.
In the 3rd round, Nakashima at last finished a takedown. He remained in dominant position until finally the bell but aside from briefly threatening with a Von Flue choke the challenger was unable to capitalize with any successful offense.
Abbasov landed a ideal hand at close quarters early in the fourth, but the nose was clearly troubling the champion who seemed to be rapidly jogging out of suggestions. That was until finally a right kick landed flush to the experience of Nakashima, who might have been dipping down for a takedown.
The American was terribly damage and tried using to buy himself time by backtracking, but Abbasov came on solid and landed a knee to the head of the challenger as he stumbled backwards. An uppercut finished the work and secured a gorgeous comeback.
With the win, he enhances to 23-4, though Nakashima drops to 12-1 right after struggling defeat for the very first time in his job. It was a to start with effective title defense for Abbasov, who received the belt by beating former winner Zebaztian Kadestam very last 12 months.
In the co-major function, Timofey Nastyukhin (14-4) possibly secured a light-weight title shot with clear cut choice earn over Pieter Buist (17-5). The Russian was wanting for the knockout right from the get go and though he never came close to finishing the struggle, his aggression was more than enough to receive a 2nd straight get.
Just one: Inside of the Matrix, Section II
- Kiamrian Abbasov def. James Nakashima by KO (Knees and Punches) at 3:27 of R4 (For welterweight title)
- Timofey Nastyukhin def. Pieter Buist by Selection (Unanimous)
- Yuya Wakamatsu def. Kyu Sung Kim by KO (Punch) at 1:46 of R1
- Eko Roni Saputra def. Ramon Gonzales by means of Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 4:07 of R1
- Meng Bo def. Priscilla Gaol by KO (Punch) at 1:26 of R1