An exciting bantamweight combat is heading to “Fight Island” next thirty day period.
A human being with awareness of the promotion’s programs verified to MMA Combating that Nathaniel Wooden will choose on marketing debutante Umar Nurmagomedov at the UFC’s party on July 25. The struggle card will take place on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi.
The bout was at first revealed on the Mo Hosani 360 podcast that includes Nurmagomedov’s supervisor Ali Abdelaziz.
Following ending his initial 3 UFC fights, Wooden experienced his eight-combat winning streak snapped in February by John Dodson at UFC Rio Rancho through TKO in the third round. “The Prospect,” a former Cage Warriors bantamweight winner, holds octagon submission wins about Johnny Eduardo, Andre Ewell and Jose Quinones.
Nurmagomedov, the cousin of UFC light-weight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, has gained all 12 of his professional fights as he prepares for his marketing debut. He was at first scheduled to face Hunter Azure on the April 18 iteration of UFC 249 ahead of the function was postponed because of to COVID-19 restrictions. The 24-yr-aged is coming off a first-spherical submission get in November, capturing the Gorilla Preventing bantamweight title.