Dober entered the fight with a record of 12-6, while Haqparast had a record of 10-2. Dober was the No. 15 ranked lightweight in the UFC, while Haqparast was the No. 14 ranked lightweight.
The fight started off with both fighters feeling each other out. Dober was the more aggressive fighter, and he landed some good punches and kicks. Haqparast was also landing some good punches, but he was being outstruck by Dober.
The win was Dober’s third in a row, and it put him back in the win column after a loss to Alexander Hernandez in his previous fight. The loss was Haqparast’s first in the UFC.