‘Shara Bullet’ Sharabutdin Magomedov set to debut at UFC 294 vs Bruno Silva
The much-loved “Shara Bullet” has his UFC debut – and it’s no fluke.
At UFC 294, Sharabutin Magomedov will make his promotional debut against Bruno Silva. The middleweight bout will take place on October 21 at the Etihad Arena on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi.
Two people with knowledge of the match recently confirmed their appointment to MMA Junkie but asked to remain anonymous as the promotion has yet to make an official announcement. MMA Reporter Get Viana they first reported the game on Tuesday.
Magomedov (11-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) enters the UFC with 10 career fights, only going to the decision once. Known for his flashy yet effective style and explosive burst, Magomedov trains under coach Gor Azizyan, at GOR MMA in Moscow. The gym has also promoted Valter Walker and Bogdan Guskov to UFC.
Silva (23-9 MMA, 4-3 UFC) is looking to get back on track after a submission loss to Brendan Allen in June. Through seven UFC bouts, Silva has only been knocked out once. Winners in the promotion include Wellington Turman, Andrew Sanchez, and Jordan Wright.
Additionally, the UFC 294 lineup includes:
Champion Islam Makhachev vs Charles Oliveira
Khamzat Chimaev vs Paulo Costa
Ikram Aliskerov vs. Nassourdine Imovov
Magomed Ankalaev vs. Johnny Walker
Tim Elliott vs. Muhammad Mokaev
Abu Azaitar vs. Cedriques Dumas
Sharabutdin Magomedov vs. Bruno Silva
For more on the card, visit MMA Junkie’s event hub for UFC 294.
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