UFC Fight Night: Strickland vs. Magomedov June 29, 2023 by Marc Jerbs

On Saturday, Sean Strickland will face Abus Magomedov in a middleweight match at the main event of the 2023 UFC Fight Night.

It will be held at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV. Main card starts at 7:00PM ET.

Sean Strickland survived a horrific motorcycle accident and have won five straight bouts after his two-year hiatus.

His winning streak was stopped after his split decision loss to Jared Cannonier in 2022 but bounced back with a superb win against Nassourdine Imavov in his first fight for 2023.

He is known as a fighter that puts premium with forward pressure, lots of volume punches and has a lot of toughness as a seasoned veteran.

Abus Magomedov is an unheralded up and comer in the middleweight division.

This is his 2nd appearance in an UFC main event fight.

His debut was impressive and he's shown a lot of potential as he dispatched Dustin Stoltzfus in 19 seconds.

This will be a test for both fighter as they strive to climb up the division.

The sportsbook handicappers have installed Sean Strickland as the favorite to win over Abus Magomedov on Saturday night.

Match Stats

Sean Strickland #7 Abus Magomedov
26-5-0 Record 25-4-1
Win Last Fight Win
6' 1" Height 6' 2"
204 LBS Weight 186 LBS
76" Reach 78"
41.5" Leg Reach 43"
41% Significant Strikes 100%
63% Strikes Defense 100%
64% Takedown Accuracy 0%
85% Takedown Defense 0%

2023 UFC Fight Night: Strickland vs. Magomedov

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