Marina Mokhnatkina vs Liana Jojua Set For Bantamweight Title
Will Meet At Fight Nights Global 83
Marina Mokhnatkina 4-0 MMA (4-0 FNG) is set to meet Liana “Mgeli” Jojua 6-2 MMA (1-0 FNG) at FNG 83 on February 22, to become promotion’s first women’s bantamweight champ.
The undefeated Mokhnatkina is coming off a first round kneebar over Karine Silva at FNG 81. All four of her victories come by first round submission. A twenty-five second armbar debut over Ekaterina Torbeeva at FNG 50 being her quickest.
Jojua is coming off a late first round submission stoppage of Karina Vasilenko in her FNG debut at FNG 71 in July. Her last defeat coming at WLF E.P.I.C. 7 when Na Liang scored a second round submission in August 2016. All six of her wins come by stoppage with four via submission.
Other bouts on the card include:
Magomedsaygid Alibekov vs Akhmet Aliev (main event lightweight title)
Ali Isaev vs Vladimir Daineko
Dominique Steele vs Nikolay Aleksakhin
Omar Nurmagomedov vs Shyudi Yamauchi
Vasiliy Zubkov vs Dmitry Bikrev
Hasan Yousefi vs Aleksey Sidorenko
Igor Tarytsa vs Gadzhi Rabadanov