Moroccan superstar, Ottman Azaitar (12-0-0) will face the rising prodigy, Khama Worthy (16-6-0) at the UFC Fight Night on 5 September 2020. Azaitar will be making his much-anticipated return after his memorable debut at the UFC in Abu Dhabi at UFC 242. Azaitar claimed the Performance of the Night Bonus with this one-punch KO of Teemu Packalen.
The fight between the two promising stars was initially scheduled for UFC 249. But the fight was canceled due to the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. Worthy has won both of his fights at the UFC and has a 7 fight winning streak. In his last fight, he submitted Luis Peña at UFC on ESPN 12.
Azaitar has an undefeated professional record of 12-0. He has won four fights in a row by knockout. The dominance of the Azaitar brothers has contributed to the ever-growing popularity of the sport in Morocco. Azaitar brothers are managed by Ali Abdelaziz. Abdelaziz is the founder and president of Dominance MMA Management which manages every major top fighter in the sport at the moment.
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Just a quick reminder for all the supporters and all the haters. These young men and women dominate this game. We will continue to stay humble and loyal to each other but the game is on its knees. Love you all. I want to thank all the coaches , promoters , matchmakers , employees and promotions who make all this happen.
The event on September 5 will be held in a place to be defined. The line up for the fight night looks promising with other fights finalized which includes:
- Alistair Overeem vs. Augusto Sakai
- Macy Chiasson vs. Sijara Eubanks
- Julia Avila vs. Nicco Montano
- Viviane Araujo vs. Montana De La Rosa
- Zelim Imadaev vs. Michel Pereira
- Bartosz Fabinski vs. Andre Muniz
- Brian Kelleher vs. Ricky Simon