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Ramazan Kuramagomedov Steps in to Face Alex Oliveira at UFC Fight Night 186

Ramazan
Kuramagomedov
will replace Randy Brown
and meet Alex
Oliveira
at
UFC Fight Night 186
on Saturday.


MMAjunkie.com
was first to report the new welterweight booking.
UFC Fight Night 186 takes place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas and is
headlined by a heavyweight tilt pitting Jairzinho
Rozenstruik
against Ciryl Gane.
The card streams in its entirety on ESPN+. Brown withdrew from the
event for undisclosed reasons.

Kuramagomedov appeared on Season 3 of Dana White’s Contender
Series, earning a split decision win against Jordan
Williams
in July 2019. The Dagestani fighter didn’t receive a
UFC contract at the time and has since posted back-to-back
submission wins. Kuramagomedov is 8-0 over the course of a
professional tenure that also includes stints in Professional
Fighters League and Absolute Championship Berkut.

Oliveira went 2-1 in 2020, taking a split verdict over Max Griffin
at UFC 248 and a unanimous decision against Peter
Sobotta
at UFC on ESPN 14 before falling to Shavkat
Rakhmonov
via first-round submission at UFC 254. The
33-year-old Brazilian is 11-7 with on one contest within the Las
Vegas-based promotion.

This article first appeared at Recent News on Sherdog.com


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