The light-weight veteran has agreed to facial area marketing newcomer Roman Bogatov at Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. Resources confirmed the scheduling to MMA Fighting pursuing a report by VestnikMMA.
Santos (17-3-1) hasn’t fought in a year. In his final overall look, the jiu-jitsu ace knocked out Stevie Ray in the initial round at UFC Stockholm. That was Santos’ 1st bout due to the fact an Oct. 2016 acquire over Adriano Martins at UFC 204.
Bogatov (10-) signed with the UFC after reigning as the M-1 Obstacle lightweight titleholder for a yr. The Russian 155-pounder scored half of his expert wins by way of submission.
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