Zarrukh Adashev solely has 4 fights on his skilled MMA resume, however he’s already a UFC fighter.

With Ryan Benoit withdrawing from UFC on ESPN 10, Adashev (3-1 MMA, 0-Zero UFC) has stepped in on 4 day’s discover to tackle Tyson Nam.

Benoit’s cause for withdrawal is unknown presently.

Two folks with data of the scenario knowledgeable MMA Junkie of the focused reserving and Benoit’s withdrawal Tuesday however requested to stay nameless because the promotion has but to make an official announcement. Moreover, Adashev confirmed the information on his Instagram story. TSN was the primary to report the information.

After shedding his skilled debut below the Ring of Fight banner in 2015, Adashev went on a three-year hiatus from MMA. Upon his 2018 return, Adashev went 3-Zero in Bellator with two finishes. Adashev, 27, has additionally competed for Glory Kickboxing.

Nam (18-11-1 MMA, 0-2 UFC) signed with the UFC in mid-2019 after 28 skilled fights outdoors the promotion. After shedding to Sergio Pettis by unanimous determination, Nam dropped one other unanimous determination to Kai Kara-France at UFC on ESPN+ 26 in February.

UFC on ESPN 10 takes place Saturday at UFC Apex in Las Vegas. Your entire card is predicted to stream dwell on ESPN and ESPN+.

Your entire lineup for the June 13 UFC occasion contains:

MAIN CARD (9 p.m. E.T.)

  • Cynthia Calvillo vs. Jessica Eye
  • Karl Roberson vs. Marvin Vettori
  • Andre Fili vs. Charles Jourdain
  • Ray Borg vs. Merab Dvalishvili
  • Mark De La Rosa vs. Jordan Espinosa


  • Mariya Agapova vs. Melissa Gatto
  • Kevin Aguilar vs. Charles Rosa
  • Julia Avila vs. Gina Mazany
  • Zarrukh Adashev vs. Tyson Nam
  • Jordan Griffin vs. Darrick Minner
  • Christian Aguilera vs. Anthony Ivy