Sam’s Town in Las Vegas, NV played host to the 18th installment of the Real MMA promotion. The final three bouts on the card were professional contests and the results are as follows:
135lb (Bantamweight) Bout
Soslan Abanokov (5-3-1) def. Justin Hughes (3-4) via UD
Rd. 1: A lot of circling early and Justin shoots for a takedown but to no avail. Soslan throws spinning back kicks but misses, almost just to show that they’re in his arsenal. Soslan eats a jab and Justin shoots once more but again Abanokov fights him off. Justin lands a spinning back kick and a leg kick then shoots and finally secures his first take down. Soslan gets back to his feet quickly and secures a takedown of his own. Hughes up fast as well and the pair end the round in a clinch.
Rd. 2: the pair open the round exchanging kicks but Soslan lands a few effective left hands on Hughes. The pair clinch and Soslan lands a hard knee to the body along the cage and another before backing off. Then Soslan lands another left and Hughes shakes it off but not before Soslan scores another takedown. Hughes lands a leg kick, but soslan answers with a spinning back kicks. Justin again lands a leg kick and scores a takedown of his own right at the bell
Rd. 3: another leg kick from Justin early and again, soslan lands a right to the body along the cage but eats another leg kick and again as redness forms on Soslans thigh and he shoots and secures a takedown. The pair clinch along the cage and Soslan lands a knee inside before they break up. Soslan scores another takedown and as justin starts to stand Soslan attempts a standing guilltine that he transitions into another takedown. Justin makes his way to his feet to end the round and fight.
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