Ismailov wanted to fight with the victorious Shlemenko in 21 seconds fighter

MMA fighter Magomed Ismailov declared his readiness to fight with Alexander Ilich Russian mixed martial artist (MMA) Magomed Ismailov declared his readiness to fight with Serbian Alexander Ilich.

The athlete’s words are quoted by the YouTube channel “Bulletin of MMA”.

Ismailov said that he wants to fight with Ilich before the fight with Alexander Shlemenko. “Sasha did not cope with him. Let’s see if I can handle it. If I win, I think it will improve the situation for my confrontation with Shlemenko,” the fighter said. On August 26, Ilich defeated Shlemenko in 21 seconds.

Subsequently, the Russian criticized the referee for stopping the fight early.

On December 28, 2021, the Russian Cagefighting Championship (RCC) confirmed the fight between Ismailov and Shlemenko. The exact date of the match is still unknown. 36-year-old Ismailov had 21 fights in MMA, where he won 17 victories, lost three times and drew one duel.