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Video: UFC vet Omari Akhmedov throttles Viktor Pesta in first-round knockout in PFL season-opener

Omari Akhmedov made a huge impression in the PFL Season 4 opener, knocking out Viktor Pesta with a thunderous right hand on the prelims of Wednesday’s fight card. Akhmedov chopped away with overhand right hands until he had Pesta hurt, and when Pesta returned to his feet after teetering to the canvas, he was greeted by another right that knocked him completely out. The official time of stoppage was 1:25 of the opening frame.
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UFC Parts Ways With Ranked Middleweight Omari Akhmedov

The UFC has reportedly cut ties with Omari Akhmedov. MMAFighting.com’s Guilherme Cruz reported that Akhmedov’s time with the UFC has come to an end. “The UFC has parted ways with longtime octagon veteran Omari Akhmedov following a split decision loss to Brad Tavares at UFC 264, multiple sources told me.”
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15-Time Octagon Veteran Omari Akhmedov Released After UFC 264 Defeat

Veteran middleweight Omari Akhmedov is no longer on the Ultimate Fighting Championship roster. Akhmedov and the Las Vegas-based promotion have parted ways following a split-decision loss to Brad Tavares at UFC 264 this past Saturday. Sherdog.com contributor Tom Feely initially reported via Twitter that Akhmedov was listed as a “former fighter” on UFC.com, and MMAFighting.com later confirmed his exit.
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UFC parts ways with 15-time octagon veteran Omari Akhmedov

Omari Akhmedov is no longer on the UFC roster, multiple people with knowledge of the situation told MMA Fighting. The American Top Team fighter has parted ways with the company after a split decision loss to Brad Tavares this past Saturday at UFC 264 in Las Vegas, which dropped his overall UFC record to 9-5-1 with two “Fight of the Night” bonuses to his credit.
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Report: UFC parts ways with Omari Akhmedov following UFC 264 loss

After almost eight years with the UFC, it looks as if middleweight Omari Akhmedov’s future will be outside the promotion. MMA Fighting’s Guilherme Cruz reported that Akhmedov is no longer under UFC contract after his split decision defeat to Brad Tavares on last weekend’s UFC 264 preliminary card. Prior to the report his name was removed from the official UFC rankings voting selection.
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Hawaii’s Brad Tavares defeats Omari Akhmedov by split decision at UFC 264

Waiakea graduate Brad Tavares made sure his historic 20th appearance in the UFC was a memorable one, beating Omari Akhmedov by split decision in the early prelims of UFC 264. The judges scored it 28-29, 29-28, 29-28 in favor of the Hawai’i fighter. Tavares becomes just the third Hawai’i born...
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UFC 264 Prediction: Omari Akhmedov vs. Brad Tavares odds, analysis

The Ultimate Fighter 2021 is in full swing, showcasing bantamweights and middleweights; so, it is appropriate that middleweight and TUF 11 alum Brad Tavares is fighting this Saturday. He’ll be squaring off against a fellow ranked fighter in Omari Akhmedov. Both men are 33-years-old, ranked inside the top #15, and...
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Omari Akhmedov vs. Brad Tavares slated for UFC 264 in July

UFC middleweights Omari Akhmedov and Brad Tavares will collide inside the octagon at the UFC 264 on July 10, multiple people with knowledge of the booking told MMA Fighting. The UFC has yet to announce the card’s headlining attraction and location. Akhmedov (21-5-1) submitted Tom Breese in his most recent...
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Omari Akhmedov Takes on Brad Tavares at UFC 264 in July

Sign up for ESPN+ right here, and you can then stream the UFC live on your smart TV, computer, phone, tablet or streaming device via the ESPN app. Two perennial Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight contenders will lock horns in July. Middleweight Omari Akhmedov (21-5-1) announced on Instagram that his contract...
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