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Astana, Kazakhstan • 20 December 2023

Shavkat Rakhmonov Stays Undefeated with Dominant Win over Stephen Thompson

'Nomad' continues his perfect 18-0 streak with the latest victory at UFC 296

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Kazakh mixed martial arts fighter Shavkat Rakhmonov (17-0) has completed his sixth UFC bout, as reported by QazMonitor citing Sports.kz.

He participated in UFC 296 held in Las Vegas, USA, facing American fighter Stephen Thompson (17-6-1). The welterweight match was scheduled for three rounds and concluded with Rakhmonov securing a victory by chokehold in the second round.

With this win, Shavkat Rakhmonov has now achieved his eighteenth professional career victory, while Stephen Thompson suffered his seventh defeat. This marked Rakhmonov's second fight in 2023; in March, he faced American Geoff Neal (15-5) and emerged victorious with a submission via chokehold in the third round.

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