Russian standout Murad Machaev ended Gokhan Turkyilmaz’s two-fight win streak at Dare: Rebels of MMA on Saturday night in Bangkok.
Turkyilmaz was submitted in the opening round with a rear-naked choke.
The loss follows the Integrated MMA lightweight’s win over Taela Kelly at Carnage in the Cage last month and Seok Mo Kim at Pro FC 8 back in August.
Living up to the alias ‘Strangler’, Machaev improves his pro record to 13-1 with the win and makes it 4 wins on the trot in the process.
In the main event, American Joe Ray submitted Filipino fighter Ole Laursen with a guillotine choke in the third round. The show was held at Club Insanity in Bangkok, Thailand.
Full results come courtesy of Fight Sport Asia.
- Joe Ray def Ole Laursen via Submission (Guillotine Choke), Rd 3
- Moise Rimbon def Alexander Gladkov via TKO, Rd 2
- Murad Machaev def Gokhan Turkyilmaz (Aus) via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke), Rd 1
- Rasul Mirzaev def James Saville via Decision (Unanimous)
- Kristoffer Persson def Shane Wiggand via TKO, Rd 2
- Brad Terrey def Rachanon Ngaongam via TKO, Rd 1
- Asker Baragunov def Stephen Loman via KO, Rd 1