Home MMA & UFC NEWS Zabit Magomedsharipov vs. Calvin Kattar Now Set For UFC Moscow

Zabit Magomedsharipov vs. Calvin Kattar Now Set For UFC Moscow

Zabit Magomedsharipov recently had to pull out of his fight with Calvin Kattar at UFC On ESPN 6 in Boston on October 18th, but the good news is that fans won’t have to wait much longer to see the match-up take place.

The fight will now be pushed back just a few weeks, enabling it to take place in Magomedsharipov’s own homeland at UFC Fight Night 163 in Moscow, Russia on November 9th.

The 28-year-old ‘ZaBeast’ has been a revelation in the UFC’s featherweight division since joining the promotion a couple of years ago, having won five fights in a row since then to extend his career record to 17-1.

Along the way Magomedsharipov claimed 2018’s submission of the year with a rarely seen Suloev Stretch against Brandon Davis, while his first fight this year saw him earn a unanimous decision victory over Jeremy Stephens.

As for Kattar, he’s registered wins over the likes of Andre Fili and Ricardo Lamas during his 4-1 stint in the UFC, and with an overall 20-3 record he will be hoping that a win over ZaBeast will propel him into the 145lb’s top 10.

Magomedsharipov vs. Kattar joins a UFC Fight Night 163 card that will be headlined by a heavyweight main event between Junior dos Santos and Alexander Volkov.

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