Report: Said Nurmagomedov Faces Raoni Barcelos At UFC 237

A bantamweight division attraction has been added to UFC 237 according to Graciemag as Said Nurmagomedov is going to be in action against Raoni Barcelos.

Nurmagomedov (13-1-0) is undefeated thus far under the UFC banner, having defeated the duo of Justin Scoggins and Ricardo Ramos. Nurmagomedov hasn’t suffered a defeat in almost five years and that last loss came to Magomed Bibulatov at Absolute Championship Berkut: Grand Prix Berkut 9. Nurmagomedov has picked up thirteen wins as a professional MMA fighter and more than have of those wins came by way of decision.

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Barcelos (13-1-0) is also undefeated in UFC competition, with his pair of wins coming over the duo of Kurt Holobaugh and Chris Gutierrez. Barcelos is a former RFA Featherweight Champion, defeating Ricky Musgrave by unanimous decision at RFA 29 to claim the gold. Barcelos has also suffered just one loss as a professional MMA fighter, with that defeat coming to Mark Dickman at RFA 14.

UFC 237 takes place on Saturday, May 11 from the Arena Da Baixada in Curitiba, Brazil with Rose Namajunas and Jessica Andrade headlining. Fightful is going to be providing live coverage of the event, with a post-show podcast to follow.

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