Ramazan Kuramagomedov steps in to fight Alex Oliveira at UFC Fight Night 187

Alex Oliveira has a brand-new challenger for UFC Battle Night 187.

Initially arranged to eliminate Randy Brown, Oliveira (21-9-1 Mixed Martial Arts, 11-7 UFC) now deals with marketing newbie Ramazan Kuramagomedov in a welterweight battle this Saturday at the UFC Peak in Las Vegas.

2 individuals with understanding of the match notified Mixed Martial Arts Addict of the reservation Tuesday however asked to stay confidential as the promo has yet to make a main statement.

Oliveira, 33, has actually won 2 of his latest 3 battles getting in UFC Combat Night 187. Following back-to-back wins over Max Griffin and Peter Sobotta, Oliveira was sent by marketing newbie Shavkat Rakhmonov at UFC 254 in October.

Stops Kuramagomedov (8-0 Mixed Martial Arts, 0-0 UFC) made en path to the UFC consists of ACB, PFL, and CFFC, to name a few. In July 2019, Kuramagomedov beat Jordan Williams by split choice on Dana White’s Competitor Series. The win was considered doubtful by White, who slammed the judges after the occasion. In 8 expert success, Kuramagomedov has actually completed 5.

With the withdrawal, the UFC Battle Night 187 lineup now consists of:


  • Jairzinho Rozenstruik vs. Ciryl Gane

  • Magomed Ankalaev vs. Nikita Krylov

  • Montana De La Rosa vs. Mayra Bueno Silva

  • Pedro Munhoz vs. Jimmie Rivera

  • Angela Hill vs. Ashley Yoder

  • Alex Caceres vs. Kevin Croom

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  • Alexander Hernandez vs. Thiago Moises

  • Ramazan Kuramagomedov vs. Alex Oliveira

  • Alexis Davis vs. Sabina Mazo

  • William Knight vs. Alonzo Menifield

  • Vince Cachero vs. Ronnie Lawrence

  • Maxim Grishin vs. Dustin Jacoby


Match Roundup: New UFC battles revealed in the previous week (Feb. 15-21)

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.