Former WEC lightweight contender Kamal Shalorus gets his second chance to earn a win in the UFC.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) announced on their website Shalorus will face off against Russian Combat Sambo Champion Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC on FX 1. The Russian signed a six-fight deal with the UFC last week.
"Undefeated Russian fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov has verbally agreed to make his UFC debut against powerful wrestler Kamal ‘Prince of Persia’ Shalorus January 20 in Nashville," said UFC President Dana White.
UFC on FX 1 fight card: