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UFC Vegas 87 Main Event result Jairzinho Rozenstruik’s experience in an impressive win over Shamil Gaziev

Rozenstruik’s veteran talent earns victory over undefeated Gaziev at UFC Vegas 87.

UFC Vegas 87 event result Jairzinho Rozenstruik’s win over Shamil Gaziev

In an exciting heavyweight UFC Vegas 87 Main Event result on March 2, 2024, Jairzinho Rozenstruik showcased his experience, scoring a victory over previously undefeated Shamil Gaziev. The bout, held at the UFC Apex facility in Las Vegas, proved to be a test of skill and strategy for both fighters.

Gaziev aggressively attempted takedowns in the early rounds, but Rozenstruik defended each attempt, demonstrating his defensive ability. Rozenstruik’s striking accuracy became apparent as he landed crisp jabs and counters, leaving Gaziev struggling to find his rhythm. The fourth round ended with Gaziev scoring a takedown, with Rozenstruik managing to avoid significant damage. MMA Junkie scores the first round 10-9 for Gaziev, highlighting his forward pressure and takedown attempts.

Sharp strikes and impenetrable defense secure rounds at UFC Vegas 87

In the second round, Rozenstruik used his sharp jab to control the distance and keep Gaziev at bay. The veteran kickboxer’s defensive skills were on display, thwarting Gaziev’s attempts to take the fight to the ground. MMA Junkie scored the round 10–9 for Rozenstruik, acknowledging his effective striking and takedown defense.

As the fight entered the third round, Rozenstruik continued to dominate with leg kicks and a series of jabs. Gaziev, clearly exhausted, was struggling to mount an attack. Rozenstruik finished the round with a combination of body and head shots in the ring. MMA Junkie scored the round 10-9 for Rozenstruik.

The fourth round showcased Rozenstruik’s striking ability with a jab, hook and leg kick. Gaziev attempted a level change, but Rozenstruik successfully defended. In the final minute, Rozenstruik’s clean jab sent Gaziev to the ground, signaling the beginning of the end for the Dagestani fighter. The round ended with a flurry of strikes from Rozenstruik.

MMA Junkie scored the fourth round 10-9 for Rozenstruik, sending the fight into the final fifth round.

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Goddard Stops UFC Vegas 87 Main Event, Declares Rozenstruik Winner.

Before the final round, referee Marc Goddard complained about vision problems as the Dagestani fighter in Gaziev’s corner, prompting Goddard to stop the fight and declare Rozenstruik the winner by TKO in round 4th.

UFC Vegas 87 may have been overshadowed by subsequent events, but it delivered a memorable performance, with Rozenstruik’s victory confirming his status as a durable gatekeeper in the heavyweight division. As the MMA world anxiously awaits UFC 299 and UFC 300, this event serves as a reminder that great fights can unfold on seemingly low-profile cards.



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