ACA 126 Results

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ACA 126 results are below and will be updated right here on MMA Sucka. Absolute Championship Akhmat (ACA) is a Russian MMA organization, which is broadcasting ACA 126 live from Sochi, Russia on Friday, July 16th. ACA 126 features 13 MMA bouts total, including the Light Heavyweight Championship in the main event.

ACA 126

ACA 126 will feature a five-round main event, where the undefeated Russian Muslim Magomedov (9-0) will look to keep his perfect record against Evgeny Egemberdiev (12-3), of Kazakhstan. “Metis” Egemberdiev won his last bout at ACA 115 via first-round knockout over UFC veteran Luke Barnatt, and will be looking to do the same again at ACA 126. Magomedov is only 26 years old and is undefeated in nine professional bouts. This will be for the vacant ACA Light Heavyweight Championship. 

Also featured will be a lightweight MMA match in the co-main event between Marat Balaev (11-3), from Russia, fighting Brazilian-born João Luis Nogueira (26-9). Both fighters will be fighting hard to get back in the win column after losing their last matches in ACA. Another fight of Russia versus Brazil will be taking place at heavyweight with Evgeny Goncharov (15-3) vs Francimar Barroso (25-7-1). Former UFC and PFL heavyweight and light heavyweight Barroso will be looking to keep his seven-fight win streak going against the surging Goncharov.

Additionally, the event will see featherweights Roman Ogulchanskiy (10-5-1) of Ukraine facing Russian Dzhikhad Yunusov (18-5). At heavyweight, former UFC contender Ruslan Magomedov (15-2) of Russia will battle longtime ACA staple and former M-1 veteran Denis Smoldarev (15-8) of Estonia. Also, Ivan Soloviev (9-1-1) will fight fellow Russian Adlan Bataev (12-4) at lightweight.

ACA 126 Results

Main Card

Muslim Magomedov def. Evgeniy Egemberdiev via KO (punch) at 3:49 of Round 3, New ACA light heavyweight champion

Marat Balaev def. Joao Luiz Nogueira via Unanimous decision (30-26 x4, 30-25)

Dzhihad Yunusov def. Bayaman Nurmamat via KO (spinning elbow) at 3:21 of Round 1

Denis Smoldarev def. Ruslan Magomedov via Split decision (28-29, 30-27, 28-29, 29-28, 29-28)

Cleverson Silva def. Nashkho Galaev via submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:33 of Round 1


Adlan Bataev def. Nikita Gomzyakov via Unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-28, 30-28, 30-27)

Adbul Rakhman Temirov def. Zamir Aripshev via Unanimous decision (30-27 x5)

Husein Kushagov def. Antonio Marcos via KO (punch) at 3:40 of Round 1

Kyusein Sheikhaev def. Carlos Eduardo De Oliveira via Unanimous decision (30-25, 30-27, 30-26, 30-25, 30-26)

Sergey Klyuev def. Grachik Engibaryanvia via TKO (ground and pound) at 4:52 of Round 1

Mehdi Baydulaev def. Elaman Dadonov via submission (d’arce choke) at 3:20 of Round 1

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