Russian wrestler Islam Makhachev defeated Brazilian Thiago Moises ahead of schedule in the main match of UFC Vegas 31. The meeting took place on the night of July 18, the fight ended with a choke hold on the Russian in the fourth round.
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The 29-year-old Makhachev previously won 19 victories (11 ahead of schedule), suffered one defeat. Khabib Nurmagomedov named him his successor after leaving MMA. Before the fight with Makhachev, 26-year-old Moises had 15 victories (9 ahead of schedule) and 4 defeats on his account.