Abubakar Nurmagomedov, the brother of UFC lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov, will make his World Series of Fighting debut this August, the promotion announced recently.
Nurmagomedov will meet Jorge Moreno at WSOF 22 on August 1 as part of the NBC Sports Network main card.
The event, set for Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, features a title fight between welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares and Jake Shields.
Nurmagomedov (9-1) has scored stoppages in all nine of his fights inside of the first round. Moreno (4-1) is on a three-fight win streak – all of which have been finishes.
Below is the current lineup:
MAIN CARD (NBC Sports Network/11 p.m. ET)
WSOF Welterweight Championship
Rousimar Palhares (c) vs. Jake Shields
WSOF Bantamweight Championship
Marlon Moraes (c) vs. Sheymon Moraes
Thiago Silva vs. Mike Pyle
Abubakar Nurmagomedov vs. Jorge Moreno
Jimmy Spicuzza vs. Islma Mamedov
PRELIMINARY CARD (WSOF.com)
Donavon Frelow vs. TBA