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FNG 80 Results, Recap and Clips: Khamitov edges Queally, Kichigin Retains WW Belt

Fight Nights Global put on their 80th event in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The card was headlined by local standout Kuat Khamitov facing off against SBG product Peter Queally. In the co-main event, Georgiy Kichigin put his Welterweight title on the line against Magomed Nurov. The viewers were treated to no less than nine submissions.

Kuat Khamitov (20-5) def. Peter Queally (10-4)

(Decision – Majority)

In a closely contested fight, Khamitov was awarded a somewhat controversial majority decision over Peter Queally. Throughout the fight, Khamitov was looking for takedowns, having some early success with it. However, as the fight progressed Queally began defending the takedowns and the Khamitov was forced to strike more often. Despite Khamitov being visibly the more tired fighter in the later portion of the fight, he walked away as the victor.

Georgiy Kichigin (15-5) def. Magomed Nurov (5-2) (Submission via armbar in RD4)

Georgiy Kichigin utilized his superior grappling to dominate the challenger Magomed Nurov from the opening bell en route to a fourth-round armbar. This win marked Kichigin’s first defense of his welterweight title since he won it in May.

Full Results:

Kuat Khamitov (20-5) def. Peter Queally (10-4) (Decision – Majority)

Georgiy Kichigin (15-5) def. Magomed Nurov (5-2) (Submission via armbar in RD4)

Zhalgas Zhumagalov (9-3) def. Shajidul Haque (9-3) (Decision – Unanimous)

Zhuman Zhumabekov (4-2) def. Ivan Andrushchenko (11-7) (Decision – Unanimous)

Artem Reznikov (5-6) def. Myrza Erkenbekov (0-0) (Submission via north-south choke in RD1)

German Barsegyan (2-1) def. Baurzhan Orazay (0-0) (Submission via rear-naked choke in RD2)

Muratbek Kasymbay (2-1) def. Nurzhan Zholdybay (0-0) (Submission via triangle choke in RD1)

Dzhalolidin Khalimzoda (0-0) def. Aydin Kodekov (0-0) (Submission via triangle choke in RD1)

Erkyn Talgatuli (0-0) def. Nurzhan Tutkaev (3-1) (Submission via rear-naked choke in RD2)

Arman Alimov (1-2) def. Daulet Izteleu (0-0) (Submission via armbar in RD3)

Nurzhan Akishev (0-0) def. Murat Bakhtorazov (0-1) (Submission via triangle choke in RD1)

Olzhas Eskaraev (3-2) def. Medet Bazarbekov (0-0) (Submission via rear-naked choke in RD1)

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