The black belt in gaidojutsu and 2007 world combat sambo champion Rustam Khabilov entered this fight with a professional record of 19-3-0 (47% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.20 lightweight in the world. He lost two consecutive fights between 2014 and 2015, against Benson Henderson (=Henderson vs Khabilov) and Adriano Martins (=Khabilov vs Martins), but then he has won over Norman Parke and Chris Wade.
His opponent, the black belt in Bjj Leandro Silva, has a mma record of 19-4-1 (58% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.49 in the same weight class but ‘Buscape’ comes off the loss against Jason Saggo. Khabilov vs Silva is on the undercard of Andrei Arlovski vs Josh Barnett – UFC Fight Night 93. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 93: Arlovski vs Barnett
Where: Barclaycard Arena, Hamburg, Germany
Division: lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg)
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