Report: Magomed Ankalaev to Battle Johnny Walker Next
By FCF Staff
It looks like the UFC has booked a pivotal match-up in the lightweight division, as it’s being reported that Magomed Ankalaev will battle Johnny Walker next.
The match-up will reportedly go down at the UFC’s October 21st card in Abu Dhabi, which is taking place at the Etihad Arena.
Ankalaev (18-1-1) hasn’t competed since December, when he battled former champ Jan Blachowicz to a draw. The Dagestani fighter is riding a 10-fight, undefeated streak.
Walker (21-7), meanwhile, is coming off a unanimous decision win over Anthony Smith in May. The Brazilian fighter has won three straight,
UFC 294 will be headlined by a bout between lightweight champ Islam Makhachev and former champ, Charles Oliveira.