Jeremy Stephens entered this fight with a record of 28-15-0 (75% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.7 featherweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Max Holloway) but he comes off the loss against Jose Aldo (Jose Aldo vs Jeremy Stephens); before this bout, in 2018, he had beat Josh Emmett in February (Josh Emmett vs Jeremy Stephens) and Doo Ho Choi in January (Jeremy Stephens vs Doo Ho Choi).
His opponent, Zabit Magomedsharipov, has a mma record of 16-1-0 (81% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.30 in the same weight class. He suffered his only loss when he faced Igor Egorov in 2013, since then he has won twelve consecutive bouts beating Kyle Bochniak (Zabit Magomedsharipov vs Kyle Bochniak) and Brandon Davis in 2018 (Zabit Magomedsharipov vs Brandon Davis). Stephens vs Magomedsharipov is on the undercard of Jon Jones vs Anthony Smith – UFC 235. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 235: Jones vs. Smith
Where: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: featherweight (145 lbs, 66 kg)
UFC 235 fight card (main fights):
Jon Jones vs Anthony Smith
Tyron Woodley vs Kamaru Usman
Robbie Lawler vs Ben Askren
Tecia Torres vs Weili Zhang
Cody Garbrandt vs Pedro Munhoz
Jeremy Stephens vs Zabit Magomedsharipov
Misha Cirkunov vs Johnny Walker
Stephens’ previous fight: Jose Aldo vs Jeremy Stephens
Magomedsharipov’s previous fight: Zabit Magomedsharipov vs Brandon Davis
Stephens’ next fight: Yair Rodriguez vs Jeremy Stephens
Stephens vs Magomedsharipov Fight Video:
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