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Afghan MMA Fighter Ismail Haideri to Face Vitaly Yakimenko of Ukraine

Ismail Haideri, an Afghan mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter, will face Vitaly Yakimenko of Ukraine on Saturday, January 28, 2024, in Round 52 of the Polish MMA organization FEN, one of the largest MMA organizations in Europe. The fight will be held at the weight of 61 kilograms.

Haideri, a 30-year-old Afghan fighter, has a record of 12 fights in MMA. He has seven wins and five losses.

Haideri’s last fight was on February 23, 2023, in the AMC organization, which will be nearly a year before his fight with Yakimenko.

Yakimenko, a 27-year-old Ukrainian fighter, has an 8-1 professional MMA record.

Haideri is a striker with a strong ground game. He is known for his powerful punches and kicks, as well as his ability to control his opponents on the ground.

Yakimenko is a well-rounded fighter with a strong wrestling base. He is also a good striker, with a powerful jab and a strong left hook.

The fight is expected to be a close one, with both fighters having a chance to win. Haideri will be looking to get back in the win column after his last loss, while Yakimenko will be looking to continue his winning streak.