Fighter who defeated Tom Aspinall to Contend for OKTAGON MMA's Heavyweight Championship

English MMA fighter Stuart Austin is primed for a historic battle as he seeks to claim OKTAGON MMA's World Heavyweight Title from Hatef Moeil. With notable victories under his belt, including a win over UFC Interim Heavyweight Champion Tom Aspinall, Austin aims to make history as OKTAGON MMA's inaugural English Champion. Scheduled for OKTAGON 57 in Frankfurt, this showdown promises an electrifying spectacle in the world of MMA.

Fighter who defeated Tom Aspinall to Contend for OKTAGON MMA's Heavyweight Championship
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Last updated: 2024-02-26

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English Fighter Pursues Historic Victory

English MMA fighter Stuart Austin is set to compete for the World Heavyweight Title in a highly anticipated showdown against Hatef Moeil at OKTAGON MMA's upcoming event in Frankfurt. With Europe's premier MMA promotion confirming the title fight, Austin aims to etch his name in history by becoming OKTAGON MMA's first-ever English Champion.

Austin’s MMA Pedigree

Austin, a seasoned veteran in the MMA circuit, boasts an impressive career spanning 26 fights, having competed against top-tier opponents across renowned promotions like PFL and Bellator. Notably, he holds a victory over UFC Interim Heavyweight Champion, Tom Aspinall, showcasing his pedigree in the sport.

 

Having found his home with OKTAGON MMA, Austin has delivered stellar performances since joining the promotion, including a remarkable submission victory over Adam Palazs at OKTAGON 52 in Birmingham. Now, with two notable wins under his belt, Austin has earned a well-deserved title shot and is poised to challenge Hatef 'The Boss' Moeil for the coveted heavyweight strap.

Championship Showdown in Frankfurt

The championship bout is scheduled to headline OKTAGON 57, set to take place at Frankfurt's Festhalle Messe Arena on May 4th. Joining Austin on the card will be former footballer Christian Eckerlin, alongside OKTAGON MMA's renowned lightweight fighter, Losene Keita, who holds the position of P4P number 2.

 

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Austin, boasting a professional record of 18 wins and 8 losses, is determined to secure victory and improve his standing to 3-0 as an OKTAGON MMA fighter. Meanwhile, Moeil, with a record of 15 wins and 4 losses, will defend his heavyweight title for the first time since claiming it in November 2023.

OKTAGON MMA’s Rising Prominence

OKTAGON MMA has garnered acclaim within the European MMA scene, renowned for its high-level production value and captivating matchmaking. The promotion's recent nomination on the shortlist for MMA promotion of the year underscores its growing influence and reputation in the global MMA community.

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