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During his entrance at UFC 300, Arman Tsarukyan, the Armenian MMA fighter, was spotted punching a fan at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Following a shocking moment just minutes before his scheduled fight, the 27-year-old managed to get his wits about himself, and defeated the Brazilian opponent Charles Oliveria in the lightweight division by a split decision.

Before getting inside the octagon, Charles Oliveira and Arman Tsarukyan hugged each other, showcasing class before their massive showdown. During the pre-fight introduction from Bruce Buffer, the fans booed Tsarukyan before lauding Oliveira inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

It was a back-and-forth fight between Oliveira and Tsarukyan, with both of them exchanging blows at various stages of the three rounds. But ultimately, it came down to the judges' scorecard, who ruled it in favor of Arman Tsarukyan 29-28, 28-29, 29-28).

Here is Arman Tsarukyan punching a fan before his UFC 300 fight:

Arman Tsarukyan calls out Islam Makhachev after defeating Charles Oliveira  at UFC 300   

After defeating Charles Oliveira at UFC 300, Arman Tsarukyan called out the Russian Islam Makhachev in the post-fight press conference, saying, “See you soon boy.” The comments from the Armenian MMA fighter came after he was asked by a reporter about the message sent by the UFC Lightweight Champion on social media, seemingly putting him on notice. 

Notably, following a split decision win over Charles Oliveira, the MMA record for Arman Tsarukyan improved to 22 wins and three losses.