Nothing like some Thursday live MMA action coming straight from Russia.
Fight Nights Global 83: Alibekov vs. Aliev begins at 10 a.m. ET in the video above courtesy VK.com.
The main event features unbeaten lightweight champion Magomedsaygid Alibekov defending his title against Akhmed Aliev. Aliev has scored recent wins over UFC veterans Diego Brandao and Efrain Escudero, pushing his current win streak to six.
Alibekov is perfect through nine fights.
Liana Jojua takes on Marina Mokhnatkina in the co-main event for the inaugural female bantamweight title. The two have a combined nine submission victories in their careers.
Dominique Steele is also set for action, as he faces Nikolay Aleksakhin.
Below is the complete card, with weigh-in results, courtesy MMAjunkie:
Magomedsaygid Alibekov (70.6 kg/155.6 lbs.) vs. Akhmed Aliev (70.6 kg/155.6 lbs.) – for Alibekov’s lightweight title
Liana Jojua (61.2 kg/134.9 lbs.) vs. Marina Mokhnatkina (61.5 kg/135.6 lbs.) – for the inaugural women’s bantamweight title
Nikolay Aleksakhin (77.6 kg/171.1 lbs.) vs. Dominique Steele (78.5 kg/173.1 lbs.)
Omar Nurmagomedov (61.7 kg/136 lbs.) vs. Shyudi Yamauchi (61.6 kg/135.8 lbs.)
Dmitry Bikrev (77.6 kg/171.1 lbs.) vs. Vasiliy Zubkov (77.6 kg/171.1 lbs.)
Rizvan Abuev (57.2 kg/126.1 lbs.) vs. Vartan Asatryan (57 kg/125.7 lbs.)
Ali Isaev (116.9 kg/257.7 lbs.) vs. Vladimir Daineko (110 kg/242.5 lbs.)
Alexey Sidorenko (93 kg/205 lbs.) vs. Hasan Yousefi (93 kg/205 lbs.)
Bachachali Bakhachaliev (61.7 kg/136 lbs.) vs. Ruslan Serikpulov (61.7 kg/136 lbs.)
Gadzhi Rabadanov (70.4 kg/155.2 lbs.) vs. Igor Tarytsa (70.3 kg/155 lbs.)
Olga Vlasova (56.7 kg/125 lbs.) vs. Svetlana Zotkina (56.7 kg/125 lbs.)