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Undefeated UFC star Shavkat Rakhmonov and his sister Sora Rakhmonova booked for big fights



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Shavkat Rakhmonov. Photo via Instagram (@shavkatrakhmonov94)

Hyped MMA prospect Sora Rakhmonova is set to compete in Dana White’s Contender Series on September 26 in Las Vegas. She will take on Ernesta Kareckaite in a flyweight bout.

The bout was first reported by Vestnik MMA.

The 25-year-old Rakhmonova has an pro MMA record of 4-1 while her opponent Kareckaite, is undefeated in her MMA career with four wins and one draw. Rakhmonova has done all of her pri fights for Naiza FC in Kazakhstan.

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Shavkat Rakhmonov returns Kelvin Gastelum

Sora Rakhmonova’s brother, undefeated UFC welterweight Shavkat Rakhmonova, is also set for a big fight as he takes on former middleweight title contender Kelvin Gastelum on September 16 at the UFC’s Mexican Independence Day event.

Shavkat is undefeated with a pro record of 17-0 and is 5-0 in the UFC. His most notable wins have come against Neil Magny and Geoff Neal.

The fight will be Gastelum’s first in the welterweight division since 2016.

Check out the announced fights for the card below!

  • Women’s flyweight title bout: Alexa Grasso (c) vs. Valentina Shevchenko
  • Welterweigt bout: Shavkat Rakhmonov vs. Kelvin Gastelum
  • Women’s flyweight bout: Tracy Cortez vs. Jasmine Jasudavicius
  • Middleweight bout: Chris Curtis vs. Anthony Hernandez
  • Women’s strawweight boutLupita Godinez vs. Sam Hughes

* Number of fights and fight order might change.

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