One of the UFC`s brightest possibilities and busiest names is about to go back on March 18 whilst flyweight up-and-comer Muhammad Mokaev takes on Jafel Filho at UFC 286.
The bout will mark Mokaev`s fourth UFC look over a 12-month span. MMA Fighting showed the information Monday following an preliminary document through UFC broadcast associate ESPN.
Mokaev (9-zero, 1 NC) is presently MMA Fighting`s No. 12 ranked flyweight withinside the world.
The 22-year-vintage is an excellent 3-zero up to now withinside the UFC, a run highlighted through submission finishes of Cody Durden and, maximum recently, Malcolm Gordon. Mokaev is usually taken into consideration to be one of the maximum fascinating possibilities withinside the flyweight department and has brazenly proclaimed his dreams of turning into the youngest champion in UFC history.
Muhammad Mokaev set to return against Jafel Filho at UFC 286
His subsequent step in that ladder is Filho (14-2), a 29-year-vintage made of the UFC`s Contender Series who has but to make his respectable promotional debut. Following a four-combat win streak at the Brazilian local scene, Filho earned his UFC settlement with a third-spherical TKO win over Roybert Echeverria this beyond September.
UFC 286 takes area at The O2 Arena in London, England. The rubber in shape among UFC welterweight champion Leon Edwards and Kamaru Usman headlines the event.
Guilherme Cruz contributed to this document.