2 UFC bantamweights will struggle to keep their Octagon records unblemished.
On Monday, officials declared that Said Nurmagomedov (13-1) and also Raoni Barcelos (13-1) will fight at UFC 237 on May 11 in Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, following an initial report by Graciemag.
Both fighters ‘ 2-0 in the UFC sofar, with all the 26-year-old Nurmagomedov having conquered Justin Scoggins by split decision in their own introduction last July, and then topping that operation having a first-round knockout of Ricardo Ramos last past February.
Barcelos, 33, has finished of his UFC competitions. He defeated Kurt Holobaugh by third-round KO past July (debuting on the Identical card since Nurmagomedov) and followed up with a second-round entry of Chris Gutierrez in November.
During recent interview using MMA Fighting, Barcelos explained he and Nurmagomedov were previously supposed to struggle before Nurmagomedov was forced to withdraw because of a personal accident.