Report: Abdul Razak Alhassan Faces Muslim Salikhov At UFC On Fox 29


A welterweight division attraction is making its way to UFC On Fox 29 according to Arizona Central Sports as Abdul Razak Alhassan may face Muslim Salikhov.

Alhassan (9-1-0) is coming off of a two fight series with Sabah Homasi, with Alhassan walking away victorious in both encounters. Alhassan has only suffered a single defeat as a professional MMA fighter and that came to Omari Akhmedov at UFC Fight Night 109. Alhassan has earned a total of three victories under the UFC banner and all of those wins came by way of KO/TKO.

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Salikhov (13-2-0) is currently winless in UFC competition, dropping a bout to Alex Garcia by second round submission at UFC Fight Night Shanghai. Salikhov entered the UFC while riding an eleven fight winning streak and ten of those wins came by a form of first round finish. Salikhov had defeated two UFC veterans prior to signing with the promotion last year, with those victories coming over Ivan Jorge and Melvin Guillard.

UFC On Fox 29 takes place on Saturday, April 14 from the Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona with Justin Gaethje and Dustin Poirier headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which airs live on Fox.

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