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Monday, Nov 11, 2019

Zabit Magomedsharipov Believes he “Fully” Deserves Title Shot, Following UFC Moscow Win

Zabit Magomedsharipov (photo via UFC / YouTube)

By FCF Staff

After recording his latest victory at UFC Moscow, by defeating Calvin Katter, Zabit Magomedsharipov believes he’s done his part to earn a shot at the promotion’s 145 title.

The 28-year-old fighter faced Kattar in the main event of Saturday’s event, and Magomedsharipov worked his way to a unanimous decision win. With the victory, Magomedsharipov moved his UFC record to 6-0 and his overall record to 18-1.

After the card, the Dagestani fighter was asked to comment on the upcoming bout between champion Max Holloway and Alexander Volkanovski, and whether he believes he’s earned a title shot. Magomedsharipov said this (quotes via MMA Fighting):

“I think it is going to be a very exciting fight; I can’t wait to see it,” Magomedsharipov said. “I will also be happy to face the winner of this upcoming fight.

“I think I fully deserve the title fight and after enough preparation, I should be more than ready to have a go at the title.”

Holloway will face Volkanovski at UFC 245, which will take place on December 14th in Las Vegas, Nevada.

posted by FCF Staff @ 7:00 am
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