Umar Nurmagomedov out, Timur Valiev meets Jack Shore at UFC Fight Night in March

Umar Nurmagomedov is not available to combat in March, and Timur Valiev is entering his location to combat Jack Coast.

Following Nurmagomedov’s withdraw from UFC Battle Night on March 19, which does not have an authorities place or broadcast strategies, Valiev (18-2 MIXED MARTIAL ARTS, 2-0 UFC) has actually accepted fill out as a replacement versus unbeaten bantamweight possibility Coast (15-0 MIXED MARTIAL ARTS, 4-0 UFC).

Both fighter confirmed the brand-new match on social networks following a preliminary report from mixed martial arts Battle Universe.

Coast, 26, has yet to come across defeat in his mixed martial arts profession. He signed up with the UFC lineup in September 2019 and has actually handled to rattle off 4 straight triumphes inside the octagon, with his very first set coming over submission. The Welshman’s newest triumphes each visited method of choice.

Wanting to end Coast’s perfect run will be Valiev, 31, who is riding a nine-fight unbeaten streak going back to February 2016. The Russian has actually won his previous 2 UFC looks by choice, consisting of edging out Raoni Barcelos at UFC Battle Night 190 in June.

The specific nature behind Nurmagomedov taking out of the preliminary battle with Coast is unidentified at this time.

The most recent UFC Battle Night lineup for March 19 consists of:

  • Francisco Figueiredo vs. Jake Hadley

  • Luana Carolina vs. Molly McCann

  • Cody Durden vs. Muhammad Mokaev

  • Makwan Amirkhani vs. Mike Grundy

  • Jack Coast vs. Timur Valiev

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.