UFC 282 in December will see middleweight prospect Edman Shabzan looking to get out of the spin.
Shahbazyan (11-3) is lined up to face Dalcha Lungiambula (11-5) in the PPV event on December 12, 2022. european sports The first to report the news, Shabazin later confirmed the match on social media.
We’re back! ! ! ! New team, new city! ! it’s time! ! ! ! 🙏🏻💯 https://t.co/8WGWUlyVS
— Golden Boy (@edmenshahbazyan) August 24, 2022
Shahbazyan trained at the Glendale Fighting Club (where Ronda Rousey spent her career) and most recently moved to Xtreme Couture in Las Vegas. The move comes after the touted prospect dropped for three straight games against Derek Brunson, Jake Hermanson and Nasuldine Imavov.
The 24-year-old Contenders series started his UFC bout with a perfect 4-0 score before getting into trouble.
Lungiambula also lost three straight games, which also puts him in must-win territory. After a decision loss to Marc-Andre Barriault, he was submitted by Cody Brundage and most recently eliminated by Punahele Soriano.
The Congolese fighter is 2-4 in the UFC.
UFC 282 will take place on December 12, 2022 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, and is expected to be the promotion’s final PPV of the year. In addition to Edmen Shahbazyan vs Dalcha Lungiambula, another fight was reported. The fight saw former middleweight champion Robbie Lawler take on Santiago Ponzinibio.