Makhachkla, March 30, 2015. The Russian welterweight Omari Akhmedov (14-2) will replace the injured Alan Zhoubana (11-3) in a battle against veteran Brian Ebersole (51-16-1) at the tournament UFC Fight Night 68.
Having knocked out Thiago Perpetua (9-3-1), Omari Akhmedov made his UFC debut in the middleweight division. Then the Russian sportsman moved to welterweight, where he lost to Gunnar Nelson (13-1-1). In January 2015, Omari gained a victory over Mattes Nilsson (11-4-1).
11 of 14 matches won by Akhmedov ended early, and 6 of them with a knockout. Today, Omari Akhmedov is 27 years, his height is about 183 cm, the experience of fighting in the professional MMA makes 5 years.