A battle between rising rivals will take place in the first quarter of the new year.
Sources close to the situation confirmed to MMA Fighting that Shavkat Rakhmonov and Carlston Harris will fight at the UFC event on February 5, at a venue and venue that has yet to be officially announced. Instagram page Freak MMA Be the first to report the reservation.
Rakhmonov has won all 14 of his professional fights, including a winning pair sent to start his octagonal tenure over Alex Oliveira and Michel Prazeres. The former M-1 weightlifter hasn’t had many fights in a year since signing with the UFC, competing only once in 2020 and 2021.
Harris has also racked up injury-time wins in his first two UFC appearances and will enter his first fight in 2022 on a five-fight streak. “Mocambique” has been sent Christian Aguilera in his commercial debut in May UFC Vegas 26 and followed by the KO event in the first round Impa Kasanganay in UFC Vegas 37 in September.
https://www.mmafighting.com/2021/11/22/22796852/shavkat-rakhmonov-vs-carlston-harris-on-tap-for-feb-5-ufc-event Shavkat Rakhmonov vs. Carlston Harris on tap for UFC event Feb. 5