A pair of flyweights are set to make their UFC debut on July 15.

Tagir Ulanbekov(11-1 MMA, 0-Zero UFC) will face Aleksander Doskalchuk (10-2 MMA, 0-Zero UFC) at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi – often known as “Battle Island.”

Two individuals with information of the state of affairs knowledgeable MMA Junkie of the reserving Wednesday however requested to stay nameless for the reason that promotion has but to make an official announcement.

Ulanbekov, a coaching companion of UFC light-weight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, has received three in a row, together with back-to-back finishes. The previous Gorilla Combating Championship and Battle Nights World flyweight champion has just one blemish in his profession to fellow lately signed 125-pounder Zhalgas Zhumagulov.

Former M1 World flyweight champ Doskalchuk has received seven in a row. The Ukrainian hasn’t competed since November 2018, when he notched his second title protection in a unanimous choice win over Mikael Silander.

With the addition, the present July 15 lineup contains:

  • Carla Esparza vs. Marina Rodriguez
  • Aleksander Doskalchuk vs. Tagir Ulanbekov