Report: UFC Hoping to Book Zabit Magomedsharipov vs. Jeremy Stephens
By FCF Staff
ESPN’s Ariel Helwani recently reported that the UFC is working on booking Magomedsharipov – Stephens for its March 2nd card in Las Vegas. MMA Fighting is also reporting that talks are ongoing to add that fight to UFC 235.
Magomedsharipov (16-1) is coming off a kneebar victory over Brandon Davis in September, which was his fourth victory in the UFC.
Stephens (28-15), meanwhile, hasn’t competed since July when he was stopped by former featherweight champ, Jose Aldo. Stephens has gone 3-2 in his last 5 bouts.
The perennial contender also recently shared out this image and comments.