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UAE Warriors 49 & 50 Results: Three New Champions Crowned

UAE Warriors Champions
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It was an historic weekend in the history of UAE Warriors this past weekend as the promotion reached a massive milestone fifty events. 

UAE Warriors 50 took place Saturday, May 18, in Abu Dhabi and it saw three new champions crowned in a night filled with knockouts, submissions, and incredible action from fighters across the globe.

Sweden's Samuel Bark (10-2) defeated the long reigning Ali Alqaisi (15-8) via unanimous decision in the main event to become the new UAE Warriors Featherweight champion.

Tahir Abdullaev (17-2) beat Shakhban Alkhasov (8-1) via TKO to list the vacant UAE Warriors welterweight title while Brazil's Iago Robeiro (13-3) stunned Yamato Fujita (11-6) in the third round to become the inagural UAE Warriors flyweight champion.

Elsewhere on the card, Jakhongir Jumaev (11-4) finished UFC veteran Andre Fiahlo (16-9) in the first round and Diyar Nurgozhay (9-0) also got a first round stoppage victory over former PFL champion Emiliano Sordi (23-13-1) via TKO (punches), round 1, 4:17.

At UAE Warriors 49 the previous night, Friday, May 17, 'Prince' Rany Saadeh (14-4) def. Cedric Doyle (10-7-1) with an incredible heel hook in the first minute of the main event. 

UAE Warriors 49 saw an historic Arabia vs. Africa fight card and it was team Arabia won ended the night as winners going 7-3 in what was an incredible display by fighters from both regions.

UAE Warriors 50 Results
UAE Warriors 50

Main Event

UAE Warriors Featherweight Title

Samuel Bark (10-2) def. Ali Alqaisi (15-8) via unanimous decision.

Co-Main Event

Vacant UAE Warriors Welterweight Title

Tahir Abdullaev (17-2) def. Shakhban Alkhasov (8-1) via TKO (punches), round 2, 4:35.

Inaugural UAE Warriors Flyweight Title

Iago Robeiro (13-3) def. Yamato Fujita (11-6) via TKO (strikes), round 3, 2:22.


Jakhongir Jumaev (11-4) def. Andre Fiahlo (16-9) via TKO (punches), round 1, 2:23.

Light Heavyweight

Diyar Nurgozhay (9-0) def. Emiliano Sordi (23-13-1) via TKO (punches), round 1, 4:17.


Alibek Suleimanov (5-0) def. Agilan Thanim(12-8) via submission (guillotine), round 2, 2:22.

Catchweight 163 lbs

Vladislav Rudnev (9-0) def. Nika Kupravishvili (7-3) via unanimous decision.


Mohammad Osseili (7-2) def. Mamurjon Khamidov (7-4) via TKO (retirement) round 2, 5:00.


Lucas Pereira (10-2) def. Ariel Oliveros (8-8) via KO (knee), round 3, 4:01.

Catchweight 124 lbs

Anelya Toktogonova (6-1-1) def. Elin Oberg (5-3) via submission (RNC), round 3, 4:01.


Ullubiy Amirzhanov (3-0) def. Syimyk Makhmedov (4-1) via submission (guillotine) round 2, 1:08

UAE Warriors 49 Arabia vs. Africa Results
UAE Warriors 49 Arabia

Main Event


Rany Saadeh (14-4) def. Cedric Doyle (10-7-1) via submission (heel hook), round 1, 0:58.

Co-Main Event


Abdulla Boushehri (11-5) def. Babacar Niang (4-2) via submission (armbar), round 1, 3:42.


Jaures Dea (11-7) def. Rufino Mante (9-6) via TKO (punches), round 1, 1:11.


Ali Yazbeck (5-0-1) vs. Mahamed Camara (5-2-1) fought to a split draw.


Sthembiso Hadebe (4-1) def. Mahmoud Atef (3-2) via TKO (strikes), round 2, 1:06.


Badr Medkouri (6-2) def. Thabani Mndebela (5-4) via TKO (punches), round 3, 3:33.


Sharapudin Ziyaudinov (3-0) def. Mariano Jones (3-3) via TKO (punches), round 1, 2:07.

Catchweight 192 lbs

Khaled Laallam (4-0) def. Lauwrence Mukiibi (2-2) via submission (arm triangle), round 1, 3:39.

Catchweight 130 lbs

Ceileigh Niedermayr (2-1) def. Sabriye Sengul (3-5) via unanimous decision.

Catchweight 150 lbs

Saleem Al Bakri (2-2) def. Henry Kirangwa (1-2) via unanimous decision.


Hardo Karim (2-1) def. Tapiwa Katikati (5-8) via TKO (elbows), round 1, 4:19.


Abdelkarim Zouad (4-1) def. Magnus Onyeka Iversen (3-2) via unanimous decision.

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