UFC Norfolk Fight Card Update: Magomed Ankalaev vs Ion Cutelaba




UFC Norfolk Fight Card Update: Magomed Ankalaev vs Ion Cutelaba

 

Russian light heavyweight Magomed Ankalaev will take on Ion Cutelaba of Moldova at UFC Norfolk on February 29, 2020 in Norfolk, Virginia, United States, the UFC announced the bout Thursday.

Magomed Ankalaev is 27 years old. The fighter holds no spot in the UFC rankings and has a professional record of 12 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws (3-1-0 UFC).

Magomed Ankalaev’s last 6 fights

Date Event Opponent Result Method
November 9, 2019 UFC Fight Night 163 – Magomedsharipov vs. Kattar Dalcha Lungiambula Win KO (Front Kick and Punch), Round 3
February 23, 2019 UFC Fight Night 145 – Blachowicz vs. Santos Klidson Abreu Win Decision (Unanimous), Round 3
September 15, 2018 UFC Fight Night 136 – Hunt vs. Oleynik Marcin Prachnio Win TKO (Head Kick and Punches), Round 1
March 17, 2018 UFC Fight Night 127 – Werdum vs. Volkov Paul Craig Loss Submission (Triangle Choke), Round 3
October 4, 2017 WFCA 43 – Grozny Battle Celso Ricardo da Silva Win KO (Punches), Round 1
May 21, 2017 WFCA 38 – Grozny Battle Wagner Prado Win KO (Punches), Round 1

 

Ion Cutelaba, whose age is 26, holds a record of 15 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws (4-3-0 UFC). The Moldovan fighter isn’t currently ranked in the UFC’s Top 15.

Ion Cutelaba’s last 6 fights

Date Event Opponent Result Method
September 28, 2019 UFC Fight Night 160 – Hermansson vs. Cannonier Khalil Rountree Win TKO (Elbows), Round 1
April 27, 2019 UFC Fight Night 150 – Jacare vs. Hermansson Glover Teixeira Loss Submission (Rear-Naked Choke), Round 2
July 28, 2018 UFC on Fox 30 – Alvarez vs. Poirier 2 Gadzhimurad Antigulov Win TKO (Punches and Elbows), Round 1
June 10, 2017 UFC Fight Night 110 – Hunt vs. Lewis Henrique da Silva Win KO (Punches), Round 1
December 3, 2016 UFC – The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale Jared Cannonier Loss Decision (Unanimous), Round 3
October 1, 2016 UFC Fight Night 96 – Lineker vs. Dodson Jonathan Wilson Win Decision (Unanimous), Round 3

 

UFC Norfolk will be headlined by a flyweight championship bout between Joseph Benavidez and Deiveson Figueiredo.

The current event’s fight card is as follows:

Flyweight title fight
Joseph Benavidez Vs Deiveson Figueiredo
Megan Anderson Vs Norma Dumont Viana
Felicia Spencer Vs Zarah Fairn dos Santos
Gabriel Silva Vs Kyler Phillips
Brendan Allen Vs Tom Breese
Ismail Naurdiev Vs Sean Brady
T.J. Brown Vs Jordan Griffin
Steven Peterson Vs Aalon Cruz
Magomed Ankalaev Vs Ion Cutelaba
Marcin Tybura Vs Sergey Spivak
Mike Davis Vs Giga Chikadze

 

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