Australia and the United States were two of the seven countries represented at “UFC Fight Night 142.” The Ultimate Fighting Championship held the mixed martial arts event at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre in Adelaide, Australia on December 2, 2018.
“UFC Fight Night 142” featured 12 MMA bouts. In the eighth bout of the evening, Suman Mokhtarian of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia faced Sodiq “Super” Yusuff of Camp Springs, Maryland, United States.
Born in Nigeria on May 19, 1993, Yusuff was 9 years old when he moved to the U.S., particularly in Bladensburg, Maryland. He has been competing professionally since 2016.
Yusuff is representing Team Lloyd Irvin. The Nigerian-American fighter was coming out of a unanimous decision victory of Mike “Beast Boy” Davis, 26, of Florida, USA in Dana White’s Contender Series on July 24, 2018.
Born in Sydney on June 13, 1992, Mokhtarian is the brother of UFC fighter Ashkan “The Assassin” Mokhtarian, 33. Their parents relocated from Iran to Australia during the Iran-Iraq War in 1985.
Suman is representing Australian Top Team. The Iranian-Australian fighter entered the octagon as an undefeated fighter at “UFC Fight Night 142,” which marked his UFC debut.
Suman and Yusuff competed in the featherweight division at “UFC Fight Night 142.” The referee put a stop to the contest after 4 minutes and 51 minutes in the third round when the Nigerian-American fighter knocked out his Iranian-Australian opponent via punches.
By winning at “UFC Fight Night 142,” Yusuff improved his professional MMA record to 8 wins and 1 loss. On the other hand, this is the first loss of Suman, who now has 8 wins and 1 loss.
“UFC Fight Night 142” Main Event
In the main event, Junior “Cigano” dos Santos, 34, of Cacador, Santa Catarina, Brazil will face Tai “Bam Bam” Tuivasa, 25, of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia in the heavyweight division.
[Result to be added here]
Brazil, Japan, New Zealand, Poland and Russia were also represented at “UFC Fight Night 142.” Check all the fight results on Conan Daily.