Makhachkala, December 22, 2014. Dagestani MMA fighter Rustam Habilov will have his 5th fight within the leading MMA promotion - UFC, says the company’s official website. February 22, in Brazil, lightweight Habilov will oppose local fighter Adrian Martins.
After Habilov signed a contract with UFC in May 2012, he has beaten rivals like Vinc Pichel, Yancy Medeiros, and Horky Masvidal. His only defeat was June 7, 2014, when in a bout with UFC ex-champion Ben Henderson he was caught on a rear naked choke in the 4th round.
His opponent Adriano Martins has had 3 UFC fights so far – 2 wins over Daron Krukshenka and Juan Manuel Puga, and a lose against Donald Cerrone.