Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Eagle FC promotion has added two more fights for it’s American promotional debut later this month.
Raimond Magomedaliev (8-1-0) will take on former UFC vet Anthony Njokuani (16-12-0) in a 175-pound catchweight bout, whlle former PFL fighter Arman Ospanov (11-4-0) will meet Dylan Salvador (4-1-0).
Magmomedaliev, 31, is coming off a 3-1-0 stint at Singapore’s ONE Championship promotion, including a decision win over Tyler McGuire at ONE on TNT I last April.
Meanwhile, Njokuani, 42, last fought in the UFC just over eight years ago. He recently snapped a five fight losing skid with a win over Wesley Golden at Jorge Masvidal’s bare-knuckle promotion, GFC 3, in December 2021.
Ospanov, 32, lost a decision to Chris Wade in his PFL debut last June. He is looking to return to the win column.
Salvador, 28, comes into the contest with a GLORY kickboxing win over Giga Chikadze.
Eagle FC 44 is scheduled for Jan. 28 at the FLXcast Arena in Miami. It will stream live on the FLXcast app.
Scheduled bouts include:
TYRONE SPONG VS. SERGEI KHARITONOV
GABRIEL CHECCO VS. RASHAD EVANS
ARMAN OSPANOV VS. DYLAN SALVADOR
RAY BORG VS. CODY GIBSON
RENAN BARAO VS. HORACIO GUTIERREZ
JOHN HOWARD VS. RMAZAN KURAMAGOMEDOV
RAIMOND MAGOMEDDALIEV VS. ANTHONY NJOKUANI
SHAUN ASHER VS. YORGAN DE CASTRO
MILES HUNSINGER VS. DEMARQUES JACKSON
The broadcast team will consist of former UFC champion Henry Cejudo and UFC featherweight Felicia Spencer.