Magomedsharipov (17-1-0) is undefeated thus far under the UFC banner, having picked up wins over Mike Santiago, Sheymon Moraes, Kyle Bochniak, Brandon Davis and Jeremy Stephens. Magomedsharipov has suffered just a single defeat as a professional MMA fighter and that came against Igor Egorov at Pro FC 47 in April of 2013. Magomedsharipov has competed eighteen times as a professional MMA fighter and just four of those encounters went the distance.
Kattar (20-3-0) enters the contest while riding a two fight winning streak, defeating the duo of Chris Fishgold and Ricardo Lamas. Kattar has suffered just a single defeat in the UFC, with that loss coming against Renato Carneiro at UFC 223. Kattar has picked up a total of twenty wins as a professional MMA fighter and nine of those wins came by way of KO/TKO.
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