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Guam’s Trevin Jones earns 1st UFC win, knocks out Timur Valiev at ‘UFC Vegas 7’ in Nevada

Trevin Jones (©UFC)

Trevin Jones (©UFC)

Trevin “5 Star” Jones, 30, of Tamuning, Guam has earned his first victory in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. The Guamanian mixed martial artist was one of the winners at “UFC on ESPN 15,” also known as “UFC Vegas 7.”

Featuring nine MMA matches, “UFC Vegas 7” took place at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States on August 22, 2020. In the first bout of the evening, Jones fought Timur “The Lucky” Valiev, 30, of Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russia at a catch weight of 140lbs.

Jones knocked out Valiev in the second rounds. Here are the details:

  • Promotion: Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)
  • Title: “UFC on ESPN 15” (UFC Vegas 7)
  • Venue: UFC APEX, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
  • Date: August 22, 2020
  • Number of bouts: 9

Countries represented

Fighters

1. Brazil
  1. Amanda Lemos
  2. Pedro Munhoz
2. Guam
  1. Trevin Jones
3. Japan
  1. Mizuki Inoue
4. Kazakhstan
  1. Mariya Agapova
5. Poland
  1. Marcin Prachnio
6. Russia
  1. Timur Valiev
7. USA
  1. Austin Hubbard
  2. Carlton Minus
  3. Daniel Rodriguez
  4. Dwight Grant
  5. Isaac Villanueva
  6. Frankie Edgar
  7. Joe Solecki
  8. Jordan Wright
  9. Matthew Semelsberger
  10. Mike Rodriguez
  11. Shane Dobson

 

 

Both Jones and Valiev made their respective UFC debuts at “UFC Vegas 7.” The Guamanian MMA fighter previously competed in Pacific Xtreme Combat, Top Fighting Championship, Absolute Championship Akhmat and Deep.

  • Division: Catchweight (140lbs)
  • Fight number: 1 of 9

RED CORNER

BLUE CORNER

Fighter Trevin Jones Timur Valiev
Fight Name 5 Star Lucky
Age 30 30
Height 5’6″ 5’6″
Team
Previous UFC bouts 0 0


Fight result

  • REFEREE: Chris Tognoni
  • WINNER: TREVIN JONES
  • METHOD: Technical Knockout via Punches
  • TIME AND ROUND: 1:59 of Round 2

Professional MMA record after “UFC Vegas 7”

Timur Valiev
Wins 13 16
Losses 6 3
Draws 0 0
No Contests 0 0

 

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