Gorgees (6-0-0) is going to be making his UFC debut in this fight and does so with an undefeated streak that has lasted over two years. Gorgees has also competed six times as a professional MMA fighter and none of those bouts went past the second round. Gorgees also competed a total of four times in 2017 and three of those encounters took place in the Urban Fight Night promotion.
Ismagulov (16-2-0) is also going to be making his UFC debut in this bout and does so on the strength of an eleven fight winning streak. Ismagulov has held both the M-1 Global and Naiza Fighter Championship Lightweight Titles, but now relinquishes both as he has signed with the UFC. Ismagulov hasn’t suffered a defeat in over three years and that last loss came to Ramazan Esenbaev at M-1 Challenge 61.
UFC Fight Night Adelaide takes place on Saturday, December 1 from the Adelaide Entertainment Centre in Adelaide, Australia with Junior Dos Santos and Tai Tuivasa headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which airs live on Fox Sports 1.