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Waimanalo, Hawaii’s Tyson Nam earns 1st UFC win, knocks out Zarrukh Adashev at ‘UFC Vegas 2’ in Nevada

'UFC Vegas 2' fight card

Tyson Nam, 36, of Waimanalo, Hawaii, United States was one of the winners at “UFC Vegas 2.” It was the Hawaiian mixed martial artist’s first ictory in the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

Featuring 10 MMA matches, “UFC Vegas 2” took place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA on June 13, 2020. In the second bout of the evening, Nam fought Zarrukh “The Lion” Adashev, 27, of Samarkand, Uzbekistan in the bantamweight division.

Referee Herb Dean put a stop to the bantamweight contest after 32 seconds in the first round. Nam knocked out Adashev via punches.

Winning at “UFC Vegas 2” improved the professional MMA record of Nam to 19 wins, 11 losses and 1 draw. On the other hand, Adashev now has 3 wins and 2 losses.

The UFC held “UFC Vegas 2” while the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic was still ongoing in the U.S. Here are the details of the bantamweight contest between Nam and Adashev:

COUNTRIES REPRESENTED

FIGHTERS

1. Canada 1.Charles “Air” Jourdain
2. Georgia 1. Merab “The Machine” Dvalishvili
3. Italy 1. Marvin “The Italian Dream” Vettori
4. Kazakhstan 1. Mariya Agapova
5. United States
  1. Andre “Touchy” Fili
  2. Anthony “Aquaman” Ivy
  3. Charles “Boston Strong” Rosa
  4. Christian “The Beast” Aguilera
  5. Cynthia Calvillo
  6. Gina “Danger” Mazany
  7. Gustavo Lopez
  8. Hannah “Shockwave” Cifers
  9. Jessica “Evil” Eye
  10. Jordan Espinosa
  11. Julia “Raging Panda” Avila
  12. Karl “Baby K” Roberson
  13. Kevin “The Angel of Death” Aguilar
  14. Mark “The Bumblebee” De La Rosa
  15. Tyson Nam
6.  Uzbekistan 1. Zarrukh “The Lion” Adashev

Bout #: 2 of 10

Blue Corner

  • Name: Zarrukh “The Lion” Adashev
  • Age: 27
  • Hometown: Samarkand, Uzbekistan
  • Professional MMA record after “UFC Vegas 2”: 3 wins, 2 losses
  • UFC record after “UFC Vegas 2”: 0 wins, 1 loss
  • UFC opponents defeated before “UFC Vegas 2”: N/A

Red Corner

  • Name: Tyson Nam
  • Age: 36
  • Hometown: Waimanalo, Hawaii, USA
  • Professional MMA record after “UFC Vegas 2”: 19 wins, 11 losses, 1 draw
  • UFC record after “UFC Vegas 2”: 1 win, 3 losses
  • UFC opponents defeated before “UFC Vegas 2”: N/A

Result

  • Division: Bantamweight
  • Referee: Herb Dean
  • Winner: TYSON NAM
  • Method: Knockout via Punches
  • Time and Round: 0:32 of Round 1

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