Magomedov (14-1-0) is currently undefeated under the UFC banner, having defeated the trio of Viktor Pesta, Shawn Jordan and Josh Copeland. Magomedov is returning to action for the first time in over three years after being suspended due to a failed drug test. Magomedov has seen his last six fights go the distance and it has been over six years since the fighter got a finish.
De Lima (15-5-1) has rotated wins and losses in his last six UFC bouts, with the fighters latest bout being a loss to Ovince St. Preux at UFC Fight Night 108. De Lima is also returning to action for the first time in over a year, as he was suspended a year for a USADA violation. De Lima has fought a grand total of twenty times as a professional MMA fighter and only two of his bouts have gone the distance.
UFC 230 takes place on Saturday, November 3 from Madison Square Garden in new York, New York with no main event announced at this time. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, with a post-show podcast to follow.