UFC Announces Bout Between McGregor Teammate, Artem Lobov, & Nurmagomedov Training Partner, Zubaira Tukhugov
By FCF Staff
Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov are going to fight on October 6th, and recently the UFC announced that the star’s teammates, Artem Lobov and Zubaira Tukhugov will battle October 27th.
The bout will be part of UFC FN 138, which will take place in Moncton, New Brunswick.
Lobov (13-14-1), who is a longtime training partner and friend of McGregor, is coming off a decision loss to Andre Fili and has lost two in a row.
Tukhugov (18-4), meanwhile, hasn’t fought since 2016 when he lost via decision to Renato Carneiro. Prior to that the featherweight had won nine in a row.
UFC FN 138 will be headlined by a light-heavyweight bout between Volkan Oezdemir and Anthony Smith.