Makhachkala, November 18, 2014. Russian MMA fighter Sultan Aliyev who had signed a contract with UFC in May, 2014, will make his UFC debut on the UFC Fox 14 show in Stockholm on January 24. Aliyev will oppose American Kenny Robertson.
Daghestani fighter started his career with the Pro FC company. After making his professional record as good as eight wins, he was signed to the Bellator company where he had 2 fights. Aliyev won the first fight by judges’ unanimous decision. Then, in the semi-final at the Grand Prix of Bellator, he was defeated by American Doug Marshall by a split decision. It’s been Sultan Aliyev’s one and only defeat.
After that, he made 4 wins in promotions like WUFC and Fight Night. In UFC, Sultan will debut in the welterweight league.
Sultan Aliyev to make UFC debut in January 24, 201518 November 2014 13:05 Posted in: SPORT Source : RIA "Dagestan" Author: Shamil Kurbanov