Matias Juarez steps in to face Ramazan Kuramagomedov

Ramazan Kuramagomedov will get a brand new opponent for his UAE Warriors debut.

William Macario has been pressured out of subsequent week’s UAE Warriors 22, and Matias Juarez (12-3-1) will step in on brief discover to face Kuramagomedov (8-0) on Sept. 4 at Jiu-Jitsu Enviornment in Abu Dhabi. North American followers will be capable to watch the occasion on The Combat Community.

An individual with data of the matchup just lately knowledgeable MMA Junkie of the reserving however requested to stay nameless for the reason that promotion has but to make an official announcement.

Since failing to safe a UFC contract when he edged out Jordan Williams at Dana White’s Contender Collection 21 in 2019, unbeaten Russian Kuramagomedov has scored back-to-back submissions over Melisbek Abdyrakhmanov and, most just lately, Trevor Ollison at CFFC 85 in September 2020. Kuramagomedov was scheduled to face Alex Oliveira at UFC Combat Evening 186 in February however withdrew as a result of sickness.

Winner of three of his previous 4, Argentina’s Juarez is coming off a first-round submission of Jonathan Garcia at “Leon Combat: MMA Professional Version” on Sunday. The 35-year-old has largely fought in native promotions, together with earlier appearances in Dagestan-based Gorilla Preventing Championship and BRAVE CF.

With the change, the UAE Warriors 22 lineup now contains:

  • Shawn Bunch vs. Rany Saadeh
  • Matias Juarez vs. Ramazan Kuramagomedov
  • Corinne Laframboise vs. Elin Oberg
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