Top Russian UFC fighter of Armenian descent Arman Tsarukyan, who competes in the light-heavyweight division, said in an exclusive interview with MMA.metaratings.ru that he has successfully obtained a visa to travel to the United States.
"Everything is alright. I went to Armenia. The visa was approved there. The passport will come in 3-4 days, so everything is going according to a plan," Tsarukyan said.
We will remind you that Arman will fight against Joel Álvarez, who is a Spanish sportsman. The fight will take place at UFC Fight Night on February 26. Moreover, another Russian fighter Islam Makhachev will fight against Beneil Dariush during the main event.
Tsarukyan had his last fight against American Christos Giagos in September of 2021 at the UFC Fight Night 192 tournament. In this fight, the Russian fighter won the fight by TKO in the first round. He has 17 wins and two losses.