Andre Muniz wants an Omari Akhmedov test after submission win over Fabinski

LAS VEGAS – Andre Muniz beat Bartosz Fabinski with a first-round submission Saturday at UFC on ESPN+ 34 in Las Vegas.

Take a look inside the fight with Muniz, a Dana White’s Contender Series two-time winner who won for the sixth straight time.

Bartosz Fabinski vs. Andre Muniz

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – SEPTEMBER 05: Andre Muniz of Brazil celebrates after his submission victory over Bartosz Fabinski of Poland in a middleweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on September 05, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

Result: Andre Muniz def. Bartosz Fabinski vs. via submission (armbar) – Round 1, 2:42
Updated records: Muniz (20-4 MMA, 2-0 UFC), Fabinski (15-4 MMA, 3-2 UFC)
Key stat: Muniz now has 13 of his 20 career wins by submission.

Muniz on winning during trying times

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – SEPTEMBER 05: (R-L) Andre Muniz of Brazil attempts to secure a guillotine choke against Bartosz Fabinski of Poland in a middleweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on September 05, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

“I’m very happy to be here, get this great victory and show my background with my jiu-jitsu and team during this pandemic. I gave everything I could to put on a good fight today and I’m very happy to have this great fight tonight.”

Muniz on what he wants next

Omari Akhmedov vs. Chris Weidman at UFC on ESPN+ 32

“I work for the UFC. Whoever the UFC wants to give me, I am going to fight. But I want to compete against Omari (Akhmedov). He fought against Chris Weidman and I think it will be an interesting fight.”

To hear more from Muniz, check out the video of the full post-fight interview above.

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