Report: Khalid Murtazaliev Replaces Artem Frolov At UFC Fight Night Moscow


CB Dollaway has undergone a third opponent change for UFC Fight Night Moscow as Khalid Murtazaliev replaces an injured Artem Frolov, which was first reported by Dollaway himself.

Dollaway (17-8-0) enters the contest on the strength of a two fight winning streak, with those wins coming over Ed Herman and Hector Lombard. Dollaway is competing on a “Fight Night” card for the first time in over three years, holding a record of 4-1-0 at such events. Dollaway competed on the UFC Ultimate Fighter 7, making it to the finals before losing to Amir Sadollah.

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Murtazaliev (13-2-0) is going to be making his UFC debut in this bout and does so on the strength of a two fight winning streak. Murtazaliev is a longtime veteran of the Fight Nights Global promotion, winning five of seven while competing in the organization. Murtazaliev has previously challenged for the FNG Middleweight Title, losing to Abdulsupyan Alikhanov via fourth round knockout at FNG 66.

UFC Fight Night Moscow takes place on Saturday, September 15 from the Olympic Stadium in Moscow, Russia with Mark Hunt and Aleksei Oleinik headlining. Fightful is going to be providing live coverage of the event, which streams live on UFC Fight Pass.

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