A huge Featherweight fight between Zabit Magomedsharipov and Calvin Kattar will co-main event UFC on ESPN 6. The booking was first reported by ESPN. The card takes place in Boston on October 18.
Zabit Magomedsharipov has been dubbed as a future title challenger since his first fights in the UFC. The Russian displays great striking emphasized by his huge frame for the division and is also an amazing wrestler. Zabit recently defeated Jeremy Stephens at UFC 235 to enter the top 15 of his division in the World Rankings.
He will face Massachusetts’ own Calvin Kattar who wanted to fight on his hometown card. The Bostonian is on a 2 fight winning streak as he rebounded from his first UFC by defeating Chris Fishgold and Ricardo Lamas by first round knockout. He will tyr to make it three in a row against Zabit in front of his fans and family.
The pivotal matchup between the two ranked Featherweights will co-headline the UFC Boston card. It will take place on October 18 and air live on ESPN 2.