Muhammad Mokaev added to UFC 280

Muhammad Mokaev added to UFC 280

Muhammad Mokaev is getting a handy guide a rough turnaround. The undefeated Dagestani-born Brit has been booked to struggle Malcolm Gordon at UFC 280 on October 22.

Mokaev used to be as soon as inside the Octagon merely two weeks up to now, where he dominated Charles Johnson on trail to a unanimous resolution victory. That used to be as soon as Mokaev’s 2d win inside the UFC. The teenager made his promotional debut in March, beating Cody Durden by the use of first round submission.

Those two UFC wins difficult Mokaev’s skilled document to 7-0. Prior to changing into a member of the UFC he used to be as soon as a main carder with the Bahrain-based outfit BRAVE CF.

Gordon is 14-5 on his occupation. The Canadian has received two UFC fights in a row: a verbal submission against Denys Bondar in February and a unanimous resolution over Francisco Figueiredo remaining 12 months.

Prior to those wins he out of place by the use of TKO to Sumudaerji.

Mokaev’s impressive Octagon performances have been overshadowed moderately by the use of his confrontation with Paddy Pimblett.

Simply in recent years Mokaev perplexed the media’s focal point on Pimblett, who is most simple in the back of Khamzat Chimaev as one of the crucial hyped prospect not too long ago inside the UFC.

Mokaev discussed Pimblett used to be as soon as not a excellent example to apply in British MMA and implored that people to search out other warring parties to have amusing.

Mokaev and Pimblett’s spat goes once more years. Quicker than they each and every reached the UFC, Pimblett tweeted that he didn’t think Mokaev should not carry the British flag into his fights because of he is an immigrant.

That’s not the only time Pimblett has been publicly anti-immigrant.

With Mokaev’s inclusion UFC 280 continues to broaden in stature. Even faster than the brand new prospect used to be as soon as booked the card used to be as soon as promising to be some of the an important stand-out events of the 12 months.

The headline for UFC 280 is scheduled to serve as Charles Oliveira vs. Islam Makhachev for the vacant UFC lightweight determine. The co-main is scheduled to serve as Aljamain Sterling protective his UFC bantamweight determine against T.J. Dillashaw.

UFC 280 moreover boasts Petr Yan vs. Sean O’Malley, Beneil Dariush vs. Mateusz Gamrot and Belal Muhammad vs. Sean Brady.

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