Report: Roman Kopylov Faces Karl Roberson At UFC Fight Night Moscow

A middleweight division attraction has been added to UFC Fight Night Moscow according to Marcel Dorff of MMA DNA as Roman Kopylov is going to be in action against Karl Roberson.

Kopylov (8-0-0) is going to be making his UFC debut in this encounter and does so with an undefeated streak that has lasted over three years. Kopylov is a former Fight Nights Global Middleweight Champion, defeating Abdulsupyan Alikhanov to win the gold at FNG 85. Kopylov has picked up a total of eight wins as a professional MMA fighter and seven of them came by way of KO/TKO. 

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Roberson (8-2-0) has rotated wins and losses during his time in the UFC, with the latest bout being a split decision win over Wellington Turman at UFC Fight Night Sacramento. Roberson has suffered two losses as a professional MMA fighter and both of them came in UFC competition. Roberson competed on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series Episode 3, defeating Ryan Spann by first round knockout.

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+.

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