UFC Adelaide: Suman Mokhtarian vs Sodiq Yusuff expected at Fight Night 142
UFC Fight Night 142 is held at Adelaide Entertainment Centre on December 2. Clash of heavyweights tops MMA bill featuring Tai Tuivasa up against Junior dos Santos.
A featherweight bout between Sodiq Yusuff and Suman Mokhtarian has been recently added to the card, MMA Today reported on Wednesday.
Nigerian-American Sodiq Yusuff (7-1) is riding a two-fight win streak. In his previous bout in July he scored a unanimous decision against Mike Davis at Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series. In March he stopped Dylan Tuke in the first round with punches.
Australian Suman Mokhtarian (8-0) is coming off the first round submission win against Sunun Sangpet in August. Before that he similary defeated Sam Chan and Wajana Kiew-on.
Both fighters are expected to make their official UFC debut. The promotion is yet to formally announce the bout. A current UFC Adelaide lineup can be found below.
UFC Adelaide fight card
Heavyweight Junior dos Santos vs. Tai Tuivasa
Heavyweight Mark Hunt vs. Justin Willis
Light Heavyweight Mauricio Rua vs. Tyson Pedro
Light Heavyweight Jim Crute vs. Craig Paul
Welterweight Yushin Okami vs. Alexey Kunchenko
Flyweight Ben Nguyen vs. Wilson Reis
Flyweight Kai Kara-France vs. Ashkan Mokhtarian
Welterweight Keita Nakamura vs. Salim Touahri
Welterweight Jake Matthews vs. Tony Martin
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