A light heavyweight division attraction has been added to the recently announced UFC card on July 18 as Roman Dolidze faces Khadis Ibragimov.
MMA DNA first reported the bout, who’s spot on the card isn’t known at this time.
Dolidze (6-0-0) is going to be making his UFC debut in this bout and does so with an undefeated streak that has lasted over three years. Dolidze has competed a total of six times as a professional MMA fighter and none of those bouts went the distance. Dolidze is also competing for the first time in over a year, as his last bout took place in December of 2018.
Ibragimov (8-2-0) is winless thus far under the UFC banner, having dropped bouts to Ed Herman and Da Un Jung. Ibragimov hasn’t picked up a win in over a year, with that last victory coming at M-1 Challenge 101 in March of 2019. Ibragimov has competed a total of ten times as a professional MMA fighter and three of those bouts went the distance.
The recently announced UFC card takes place on Saturday, July 18 from Fight Island in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi with no main event announced at this time. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, while broadcast plans have yet to be announced.