Ankalaev (11-1-0) has won two of three under the UFC banner, with those wins coming against Marcin Prachnio and Klidson Abreu. Ankalaev has suffered a single defeat as a professional MMA fighter and that came to Paul Craig at UFC Fight Night London. Ankalaev has picked up eleven wins as a professional MMA fighter and five of them came by way of decision.
Lungiambula (10-1-0) is undefeated thus far in UFC competition, having defeated Dequan Townsend by third round TKO at UFC Fight Night Phoenix. Lungiambula has suffered just one loss as a professional MMA fighter and that came against Norman Wessels at Extreme Fighting Championship 42 in April of 2015. Lungiambula is a former double title holder in the EFC Worldwide promotion, as he was their light heavyweight and heavyweight champion.
UFC Fight Night Moscow takes place on Saturday, November 9 from the CSKA Arena in Moscow, Russia with no main event announced at this time. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which streams live on ESPN+.