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Undefeated Anton Turkalj wins fight at Dana White’s Contender Series

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Swedish MMA fighter Anton Turkalj defeated Acacio dos Santos at Dana White’s Contender Series in Las Vegas. Photo: Brave Combat Federation

Swedish light heavyweight Anton “The Pleasure Man“ Turkalj defeated Acacio dos Santos at Dana White’s Contender Series in Las Vegas.

Brazil’s dos Santos landed some solid punches but Turkalj controlled the fight with his grappling and won the bout via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28). The fight was the first in Turkkalj’s professional career that went the distance.

However, the UFC contract that was on the line went to Joseph Pyfer who knocked out Ozzy Diaz.

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Anton Turkalj is undefeated with eight wins

With the win Anton Turkalj is 8-0 as a professional fighter. In his last fight, back in April 2021, he knocked out Konstantin Soldatov with a crazy spinning back fist, just 13 seconds into the first round.

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Full results from the DWCS event:

  • Joseph Pyfer def. Ozzy Diaz via KO (punches), round 2
  • Anton Turkalj def. Acacio dos Santos via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Dennis Buzukja def. Kaleio Romero via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Alessandro Costa def. Andres Luna Martinetti via split decision  (30-27, 28-29, 29-28)

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