The 2007 Combat Sambo world champion Rustam Khabilov entered this fight with a professional mma record of 17-2-0 (53% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.24 lightweight in the world, he fought just once in 2014 losing to Benson Henderson (=Henderson vs Khabilov).
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Adriano Martins, has an official record of 26-7-0 (58% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.58 in the same weight class, he fought twice last year losing to Donald Cerrone (=Cerrone vs Martins) and winning over Juan Puig. Khabilov vs Martins is on the undercard of Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva vs Frank Mir – UFC Fight Night 61. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 61: Bigfoot vs Mir
Where: Gigantinho Gymnasium, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Division: lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg)
UFC Fight Night 61 fight card (main and best fights):
Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva vs Frank Mir
Edson Barboza vs Michael Johnson
Sam Alvey vs Cezar Ferreira
Rustam Khabilov vs Adriano Martins
Iuri Alcantara vs Frankie Saenz
Sean Strickland vs Santiago Ponzinibbio
Jessica Andrade vs Marion Reneau
Matt Dwyer vs William Macario
Tiago Trator vs Mike de la Torre
Alcantara’s previous fight: Iuri Alcantara vs Russell Doane
Khabilov’s previous fight: Benson Henderson vs Rustam Khabilov
Martins’s next fight: Adriano Martins vs Islam Makhachev
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