Pros react after Movsar Evloev defeats Arnold Allen at UFC 297

By Chris Taylor - January 20, 2024

Tonight’s UFC 297 main card kicked off with a highly anticipated featherweight bout between Movsar Evloev and Arnold Allen.

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Evloev (18-0 MMA) was looking to extend his UFC record to a perfect 8-0 when he squared off with ‘Almighty’ this evening in Toronto. The Russian was coming off back-to-back unanimous decision wins over Dan Ige and Diego Lopes in his prior efforts.

Meanwhile, Arnold Allen (19-3 MMA) entered UFC 297 looking to rebound, this after suffering the first loss of his UFC career to Max Holloway back in April. Prior to that setback, the English standout had put together ten straight wins inside of the Octagon, which included stoppage victories over Dan Hooker and Calvin Kattar.

Tonight’s ‘Allen vs. Evloev’ matchup proved to be a solid back and forth affair. Arnold Allen did a great job with his takedown defense throughout the course of the fifteen-minute contest, but it was the volume and consistent forward pressure from Movsar Evloev that proved to the difference.

Official UFC 297 Results: Movsar Evloev def. Arnold Allen by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)

Check out how the pros reacted to ‘Allen vs. Evloev’ below:

Post-fight reactions to Movsar Evloev defeating Arnold Allen at UFC 297:

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