UFC Vegas 82 welcomed promotional newcomer, Myktybek Orolbai within the first battle on the primary card. The streaking Kyrgyzstani, who’s simply 25 years previous, took on Serbian phenom Uroš Medić in a welterweight conflict of epic proportions. Myktybek Orolbai stepped into the octagon with a six-fight win streak.
In the meantime, his opponent, Uroš Medić, was on a stretch of two consecutive victories, with a report 9 wins and only one loss, which got here towards Jalin Turner. Sadly, for him, taking over Orolbai was a much more lopsided endeavor than he had anticipated.
The Kyrgyzstani star outwrestled his opponent with a dominant show, culminating in a second-round submission through neck crank. The end drew comparisons to Khabib Nurmagomedov’s neck crank submission over Conor McGregor at UFC 229, which stays the most important occasion within the promotion’s historical past.
Followers even in contrast Myktybek Orolbai to undefeated Chechen middleweight Khamzat Chimaev, who’s well-known for his overpowering wrestling skills:
“I’ve seen sufficient, Myktybek is one of the best central asian at welterweight he takes shavkat to wrestling faculty”
Others referred to him as the brand new face of MMA on account of his extraordinary grappling expertise and dominant end:
“THE NEW FACE OF MMA”
One other fan identified that Myktybek Orolbai completed what he did on 4 days discover, which marks a current surge in UFC fighters taking over short-notice challenges, like Alexander Volkanovski’s failed try at dethroning Islam Makhachev:
“He did it on 4 days discover”
Different followers in contrast him to Khabib Nurmagomedov, a grappler extraordinaire who has since retired from MMA:
“We bought a Krygstani Khabib!”
A collage of fan reactions could be seen under:
What precisely the win means for Kyrgyzstani phenom’s rating within the UFC stays to be seen, however with such a dominant win, he has probably confirmed his skill towards one of the best of the remaining at 170 kilos.