A new featherweight bout is set for the UFC Vegas 80 event where Daniel Pineda will face Khusein Askhabov.
According to the report from MMA Junkie, Pineda and Askhabov are set to clash in a featherweight bout at the UFC’s October 7 event in Vegas.
Daniel Pineda’s recent fight was at UFC Vegas 74 event against Alex Caceres, where he lost by unanimous decision. In his five recent bouts, Pineda has encountered two draws, one no-contest fight, one win, and one loss.
Khusein Askhabov is making a return after recovering from an injury. Askhabov was set to compete against Joanderson Brito at the UFC Vegas 76 event. However, Askhabov had to withdraw from the match due to the injury.
In his UFC debut at the UFC Fight Night 219 event, Askhabov’s 23-fight win streak was broken as he suffered a loss against Jamall Emmers.
UFC Vegas 80 is set to take place on October 7, 2023, at UFC Apex Arena in Las Vegas, NV. A flyweight bout was also recently added to the event, where Nate Maness will face Mateus Mendonça.