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Fighters react to Sean Strickland’s short-notice win over Nassourdine Imavov at UFC Vegas 67

UFC Fight Night: Strickland v Imavov Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Sean Strickland shook off the doldrums of a decision loss at UFC Vegas 66 with an upset of Nassourdine Imavov at UFC Vegas 67.

Fighting on less than one week’s notice, Strickland still outpaced Imavov, wearing down the Russian fighter for a unanimous decision by scores of 49-46 twice and 48-47. This time, the judges were behind Strickland after a decision loss to one-time title challenger Jared Cannonier that he called a robbery.

UFC Vegas 67 took place Saturday at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.

Here’s what fighters had to say about the UFC Vegas 67 main card.


Sean Strickland def. Nassourdine Imavov


Dan Ige def. Damon Jackson


Punahele Soriano vs. Roman Kopylov


Raquel Pennington def. Ketlen Vieira


Umar Nurmagomedov def. Raoni Barcelos

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