In a thrilling showdown at Cage Warriors 164, held in Newcastle, England, MMA fans witnessed a spectacular moment as Amir Malekpour showcased his grappling prowess by securing a victory via arm guillotine choke. This impressive move unfolded during a flyweight bout against Dylan Hazan in the preliminary card.
Cage Warriors, Europe’s premier MMA promotion headquartered in England, has been a breeding ground for renowned athletes. Cage Warriors 164, hosted on November 25, featured a lineup of potential talents and rising stars. However, it was the clash between Malekpour and Hazan that stole the spotlight.
The flyweight contenders engaged in a strategic and technical battle, with Malekpour demonstrating superior skills. The exchange of swift blows intensified, and Malekpour’s powerful strikes had Hazan visibly overwhelmed. Despite Hazan’s attempts to take the fight to the ground, Malekpour skillfully defended the takedowns, keeping the contest on their feet.
As Hazan wobbled after a powerful punch, Malekpour seized the opportunity to initiate a peruvian necktie. Although Hazan initially escaped, Malekpour swiftly transitioned, securing a tight arm-in guillotine choke. Hazan, unable to wriggle free, eventually tapped out, granting Malekpour a victory by submission in the first round.
This win marks Malekpour’s fourth consecutive victory, enhancing his record to 6 wins and 2 losses. On the other hand, Hazan, facing back-to-back losses, holds a record of 9 wins and 2 losses, showcasing the competitiveness within the flyweight division.
Amir Malekpour’s seamless transition from a peruvian necktie to an arm guillotine adds another highlight to his growing MMA career, leaving fans eager to witness his future performances.