UFC Fight Night 115: Nick Hein drops to featherweight to welcome Zabit Magomedsharipov

The UFC confirmed July 21 that German lightweight Nick Hein (14-2-0, 1NC) will make his featherweight debut against Russian Zabit Magomedsharipov (12-1-0) at Rotterdam’s UFC Fight Night 115 Sept. 2.

The “Sergeant” is on a three-fight unanimous decision win streak. He is facing an unusually tall fighter at 6-1 with the 26-year-old Magomedsharipov, who has 10 finishes in his 12 wins.

UFC Fight Night 115 is scheduled for Sept. 2 at the Ahoy Rotterdam in The Netherlands.

The current card includes:

Stefan Struve (28-8-0) vs. Alexander Volkov (28-6-0)

Germaine de Randamie (7-3-0) vs. Marion Reneau (7-3-1)

Desmond Green (20-5-0) vs. Rustam Khabilov (21-3-0)

Marcos Rogerio de Lima (15-5-1) vs. Saparbek Safarov (8-3-0)

Abu Azaitar (13-1-1) vs. Siyar Bahadurzada (22-6-1)

Francimar Barroso (19-5-0) vs. Aleksandar Rakic (8-1-0)

Abdul-Kerim Edilov (16-4-0) vs. Bojan Mihajlovic (10-5-0)

Islam Makhachev (14-1-0) vs. Michel Prazeres (22-2-0)

Bryan Barberena (13-4-0) vs. Leon Edwards (13-3-0)



Kenai is a former Postmedia Network online news and sports editor. He is the Editor-in-Chief for MMA Crossfire.


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