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Morocco’s Ottman Azaitar earns 2nd UFC win, knocks out Khama Worthy at ‘UFC Vegas 10’

Ottman “Bulldozer” Azaitar, 30, was one of the winners at “UFC Fight Night 177,” also known as “UFC on ESPN+ 35” or “UFC Vegas 10.” Fighting out of Morocco by way of Germany, the undefeated mixed martial artist earned his second victory in the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

Featuring 12 MMA matches, “UFC Vegas 10” took place at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA on September 12, 2020. In the co-main event of the evening, Azaitar fought Khama “The Deathstar” Worthy, 33, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA in the lightweight division.

Azaitar knocked out Worthy in the first round. Here are the details:

  • Promotion: Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)
  • Title: “UFC Fight Night 177″ (UFC on ESPN+ 35, UFC Vegas 10)
  • Venue: UFC APEX, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
  • Date: September 12, 2020
  • Number of bouts: 12

COUNTRIES REPRESENTED

FIGHTERS

1. Brazil
  1. Alan Patrick Silva Alves
2. Colombia
  1. Sabina Mazo
3. Germany
  1. Ottman Azaitar
4. Guam
  1. Roque Martinez
5. Moldova
  1. Alexander Romanov
6. Morocco
  1. Ottman Azaitar
7. USA
  1. Andrea Lee
  2. Angela Hill
  3. Anthony Ivy
  4. Billy Quarantillo
  5. Bobby Green
  6. Brok Weaver
  7. Bryan Barberena
  8. Ed Herman
  9. Jalin Turner
  10. Julia Avila
  11. Justine Kish
  12. Kevin Croom
  13. Khama Worthy
  14. Kyle Nelson
  15. Michelle Waterson
  16. Mike Rodriguez
  17. Roosevelt Roberts
  18. Roxanne Modaferri
  19. Sijara Eubanks

 

Competing professionally since 2014, Azaitar made his UFC debut at “UFC 242” on September 7, 2019 at the Du Arena on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The Moroccan-German MMA fighter knocked out Teemu Packalen, 33, of Turku, Finland.

Azaitar was born in Cologne, Germany on February 20, 1990 to Moroccan parents. From 2014 to 2018, he competed in Showdown Fight Club, Fair Fighting Championship, German MMA Championship, Tempel Fight School and BRAVE Combat Federation.

 

RED CORNER

BLUE CORNER

Fighter Ottman Azaitar Khama Worthy
Fight Name Bulldozer The Deathstar
Age 30 33
Height 5’7″ 5’11”
Team Jupps Fight Team, Cologne, Germany The Academy: Pittsburgh MMA & Fitness, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Previous UFC bouts 1 2

 

 

Fight result

  • REFEREE: Herb Dean
  • WINNER: OTTMAN AZAITAR 
  • METHOD: Technical Knockout via Punches
  • TIME AND ROUND: 1:33 of Round 1

Professional MMA record after “UFC Vegas 10”

Ottman Azaitar

Khama Worthy

Wins 13 16
Losses 0 7
Draws 0 0
No Contests 0 0

 

Azaitar and Kevin “The Hard-Hitting Hillbilly” Croom, 33, of Columbia, Missouri, USA were the recipients of the Performance of the Night bonuses. The main event, a women’s strawweight bout between Michelle “The Karate Hottie” Waterson, 34, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA and Angela “Overkill” Hill, 35, of San Diego, California, USA was the Fight of the Night.

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