Ottman Azaitar
Bulldozer

Morocco

Out
Injury Hand
Est. Return 3/7/2020
Possible hand fracture
WelterweightUFC
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September 11, 2019
Azaitar has been suspended 180 days pending a physician's clearance due to a left hand injury, Dave Doyle of MMAJunkie.com report.
ANALYSIS
While it was an impressive performance that earned Azaitar a post-fight bonus, he may have suffered a broken hand in the process. If the wants to build on a successful debut before next March, Azaitar will need to get clearance from a physician. In the absence of a traditional athletic commission in Abu Dhabi, the UFC instead self-regulated this event.
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Announces arrival with scary KO
WelterweightUFC
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September 7, 2019
Azaitar defeated Teemu Packalen via KO (punch) at 3:33 of Round 1 at UFC 242 in The Arena on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi on Saturday.
ANALYSIS
Azaitar entered his first UFC fight with the reputation of a knockout artist and certainly lived up to the hype in his debut, flattening his opponent with a shot behind the ear in one of the most frightening finishes one could ever see. That stoppage also earned him a $50,000 post-fight bonus. Azaitar hasn't had much in the way of competition on the regional scene, but it will be interesting to see how far raw power and athleticism can take him at the highest level. He improves to a perfect 12-0 in professional MMA as a result of the victory,
To debut at UFC Abu Dhabi
WelterweightUFC
Out
May 31, 2019
Azaitar will debut agaisnt Teemu Packalen at UFC Abu Dhabi on Sept. 7, Danny Segura of MMAFighting.com reports.
ANALYSIS
Azaitar carries an 11-0-0 professional record into his debut, though he hasn't fought at a competition level that matches the UFC. His opponent, Packalen, has fought just three times in the UFC himself and pulled out of his last scheduled bout in October of 2018 due to a knee injury. Azaitar will likely look to stay on his feet given that seven of his 11 victories have come via KO/TKO.