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Muhammad Mokaev Set to Face Tim Elliott at UFC 294: Flyweight Clash in Abu Dhabi

Muhammad Mokaev is set to face Tim Elliott in a flyweight clash at UFC 294 in Abu Dhabi. Get all the details about this exciting matchup and other anticipated fights at the event.

Muhammad Mokaev, the rising star in the flyweight division, is ready to take on former title challenger Tim Elliott at UFC 294. After engaging in a war of words online, the two fighters have finally confirmed their matchup, which is scheduled to take place on October 21 at Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Arena.

Mokaev’s journey in the UFC has been nothing short of impressive. With four wins already under his belt, the undefeated fighter is making a name for himself in the sport. Known as one of the most highly anticipated prospects in MMA history, Mokaev’s amateur career was filled with success, and he has seamlessly transitioned into the professional ranks.

In his UFC debut, Mokaev showcased his skills by submitting Cody Durden in less than a minute. He followed that up with two more victories before facing adversity in his last bout against Jafel Filho. Despite being caught in a deep kneebar attempt, Mokaev displayed his resilience and fought through the submission, ultimately finishing the fight with less than 30 seconds remaining.

Tim Elliott, on the other hand, poses a significant challenge for Mokaev. With his unique fighting style, Elliott is known for his intense grappling exchanges. Currently on a two-fight win streak, Elliott sits at #10 in the UFC’s flyweight rankings, just one spot ahead of Mokaev. This matchup promises to be an exciting clash of styles, with both fighters hungry for victory.

While the matchup between Mokaev and Elliott is the first confirmed fight for UFC 294 in Abu Dhabi, there is speculation surrounding other major names that may participate in the event. Fans can expect an action-packed night of fights on October 21.

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Muhammad Mokaev vs. Tim Elliott TBD

Key Points

  • Muhammad Mokaev will face Tim Elliott at UFC 294 in Abu Dhabi
  • Mokaev has already collected four wins in the UFC
  • Tim Elliott is on a two-fight win streak and sits at #10 in the flyweight rankings
  • The matchup promises intense grappling exchanges between the two fighters
  • Other major names are expected to participate in UFC 294

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