Manila Bulletin

Fil-Am Striegl loses de­but

- Sports · Martial Arts · Russia · Abu Dhabi · Manila

Filipino-Amer­i­can fighter Mark Striegl had a dose of re­al­ity af­ter suf­fer­ing de­feat in his UFC de­but.

Said Nur­magome­dov of Rus­sia needed but 51 sec­onds to hand Striegl his first loss in the pro­mo­tion in their ban­tamweight bout, the first match of the night in UFC Fight Is­land 6 in Abu Dhabi Satur­day (Sun­day morn­ing, Manila time).

“I feel great. I didn’t have to get in­jured or any­thing, it was over pretty quick. I have great bal­ance. I’m good on the ground,” said Nur­magome­dov. (Carlo Anolin)

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