Zabit Magomedsharipov vs. Calvin Kattar Slated for UFC Boston

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Photo Credit: Esther Lin/MMA FIGHTING

A featherweight battle between Zabit Magomedsharipov and Calvin Kattar will co-main event UFC Boston on October 18. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto reported the news of the matchup.

Magomedsharipov (17-1) is riding a 13-fight win streak, most recently defeating Jeremy Stephens by unanimous decision at UFC 235 in March. “ZaBeast” holds an Octagon record of 5-0 and currently sits at #5 on the official UFC featherweight rankings.

Kattar (20-3) is coming off of back-to-back victories over Chris Fishgold and Ricardo Lamas, most recently defeating Lamas via knockout at UFC 238 in June. He holds an Octagon record of 4-1 and currently sits at #11 on the official UFC featherweight rankings.

The main event of UFC Boston will be Chris Weidman vs. Dominick Reyes in a pivotal light heavyweight contest.

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