Jorge Masvidal Targeted To Face Rustam Khabilov At UFC Fight Night in November
Following his recent 2-round domination of TUF:15 winner, Michale Chiesa, Jorge Masvidal has reportedly found his next opponent in hard-hitting Rustam Khabilov at a UFC Fight Night event in November.
By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA
A lightweight match between Jorge Masvidal and Rustam Khabilov is in the works for a UFC Fight Night event in November, it was announced Tuesday on “UFC Tonight.”
The Fight Night event has yet to be announced, and no other fights have been officially announced for the card. The fights are expected to air on FOX Sports 1.
Masvidal fought just last weekend, defeating The Ultimate Fighter: 15 winner, Michael Chiesa, in a dominant 2nd round submission victory. Masvidal improved his record to 2-0 in the UFC and 25-7 overall.
Rustam Khabilov (16-1) is also undefeated in the UFC with two first-round stoppages. His UFC debut is memorable for his KO of Vinc Pichel via suplex and punches.