Two standout featherweights Hakeem Dawodu and Movsar Evloev are set to meet at UFC 263 this summer. News of the fight was first reported by MMA DNA. Dawodu is currently on a five-fight win streak, while Evloev is undefeated in his pro MMA career.
UFC 263 Adds Hakeem Dawodu and Movsar Evloev Fight
Hakeem Dawodu (12-1-1, 5-1 UFC) is from Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and fights out of Champion’s Creed Martial Arts. Dawodu started his UFC career suffering a guillotine choke at the hands of Danny Henry within 39 seconds of his debut. Since then Dawodu has been on a five-fight win streak, with a noticeable split decision win against Zubaira Tukhugov in his last outing. Dawodu will be looking to continue his current win streak by defeating fellow featherweight prospect Movsar Evloev.
Movsar Evloev (14-0, 4-0 UFC) is from Sunzha, Russia, and fights out of Fight Club Nart. Evloev has enjoyed great success in his career, after starting his career 14-0, with his last four fights coming inside the UFC. His first four bouts in the UFC have been decision wins, with his last two fights including noticeable decision victories over Nik Lentz and Mike Grundy. Evloev will be hoping to maintain the perfect start to his UFC career while maintaining his perfect record.
Both men will be looking to maintain their current streaks to ensure that they continue climbing up the UFC featherweight rankings to position themselves with a potential top ten ranked featherweight.
It is believed that the Hakeem Dawodu and Movsar Evloev fight will land on the main card and fans can expect fireworks when two prospects do battle! With this Hakeem Dawodu and Movsar Evloev fight added, the announced bouts for UFC 263 is as follows:
- Flyweight Title: Deiveson Figueiredo (C) vs. Brandon Moreno
- Heavyweight: Jake Collier vs. Carlos Felipe
- Lightweight: Luigi Vendramini vs. Fares Ziam
- Featherweight: Hakeem Dawodu vs. Movsar Evloev
Who do you see winning this exciting fight between Hakeem Dawodu and Movsar Evloev
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