UFC Vegas 82 welcomed Myktybek Orolbai in his promotional debut. The 25-year-old Kyrgyzstani faced Uroš Medić in a welterweight clash. Orolbai entered the octagon with a six-fight win streak while Medić had a record of 9 wins and one loss.
Orolbai outwrestled Medić and secured a second-round submission via neck crank. Fans compared his performance to Khabib Nurmagomedov’s legendary finish of Conor McGregor at UFC 229. They praised Orolbai’s grappling skills and dominant victory.
Some fans likened him to undefeated Chechen middleweight Khamzat Chimaev, while others labeled him as the new face of MMA. They also highlighted that Orolbai achieved the win on just four days notice, drawing comparisons to the recent trend of UFC fighters taking on short-notice challenges.
A collage of fan reactions showcased the excitement surrounding Orolbai’s win. The win potentially positions him as a force to be reckoned with in the UFC welterweight division.
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