Zalimkhan Yusupov and Kuat Khamitov are set to face off in an 84kg bout at Hardcore FC 104 on May 19th in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Yusupov is a very aggressive fighter who likes to come forward and put his opponents on the ground. He has a very powerful striking game and is very good at finishing fights. Khamitov is a well-rounded fighter who is good at striking and grappling. He is also a very experienced fighter, with over thirty fights in MMA.
Bare-Knuckle Boxing: Hardcore FC
Location: Almaty Arena, Almaty, Kazahkstan
Where to watch: YouTube
Date: 19.05.2023. 15.00
Zalimkhan Yusupov is a 29-year-old Russian mixed martial artist who is a master of sports in combat sambo and mixed martial arts and was a member of the Dagestan freestyle wrestling team. Yusupov has also fought in AMC Fight Nights and ACA but has found more success on YouTube promotions like Hardcore FC. "The Submission King" is known for his ground game and submissions. He has amassed a 5-4 record in HardCore FC.
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- Age: 29
- Height: 5' 10"
- Reach: 70.9"
- Record: 5-4 (Bare knuckle)
Kazakh Kuat Khamitov will fight in front of his home crowd when he makes his Hardcore debut. He has competed in several MMA promotions, including One FC and AMC. Additionally, he has also been active in the Kazahkstani regional scene. A very experienced fighter with over thirty pro-MMA fights, Khamitov is on a two-match winning streak. His last fight was in March when he choked out Bobur Abdulazimov for a second-round win in Mergen FC.
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- Age: 35
- Height: 5' 8"
- Reach: NA
- Record: 25-7-2 (MMA)
2.288 odds is the price for a Zalimkhan Yusupov win on Coinplay. The oddsmakers have installed Kuat Khamitov as the favorite, and he is priced to win at 1.57 odds on.