Dana White announced several matchups for UFC 294 scheduled for October 21st at the Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi. One of these matchups is a Middleweight bout that will feature Nassourdine Imavov taking on Ikram Aliskerov.
This fight takes place in the Middleweight (185Ibs) division.
Nassourdine Imavov holds a professional record of 12-4-0 and is currently ranked #12 in the Middleweight division. His notable wins include Joaquin Buckley, Edmen Shahbazyan and Ian Heinisch.
Ikram Aliskerov holds a professional record of 14-1-0 and is currently unranked. His past opponents include Phil Hawes, Khamzat Chimaev and Denis Tiuliulin.
Odds for this bout are not yet available.
Nassourdine Imavov gets another big spot here after a main event with Sean Strickland to start the year and taking on Chris Curtis at UFC 289. Despite neither official result going his way, Imavov appears to be in a great position.
Ikram Aliskerov gets rebooked here after initially seeming set to face Paulo Costa at UFC 291 on July 29th. He gets this fight after a first-round knockout in his debut over Phil Hawes at UFC 288.
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