Kamal Shalorus vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC on FX on Jan. 20th

Former WEC heavy hitter, Kamal Shalorus will meet promotional newcomer, Khabib Nurmagomedov at the UFC on FX event in Nashville, Tennessee on January 20th, 2012. The UFC made the announcement earlier today meaning bout men have likely signed official bout agreements.

Shalorus is the second Iranian born fighter to ever compete for the UFC; the first being Reza Nasri who fought at UFC 11. In his UFC debut, Shalorus faced Jim Miller on March 19th, 2011 at UFC 128, losing via TKO in the third round, the first loss of his professional career.

Nurmagomedov is a three time sambo world champion, a highly respected Russian who holds a record of 16-0. Twelve of his sixteen wins come inside the distance, six via knock out and six come via submission.

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