According to the reports, Denis Tiuliulin will replace Abusipyan Magomedov in a bout against Aliaskhab Khizriev at UFC Columbus on March 26.
Tiuliulin is ready to serve as the short-notice replacement of Magomedov against the undefeated Aliaskhab Khizriev. MMA Junkie confirmed this news with three people of knowledge.
Aliaskhab Khizriev is undefeated in MMA but is yet to make his UFC debut. Now, he is all set to make his promotional debut after four canceled bouts at UFC Fight Night 205. He is coming off a first-round submission victory against Henrique Shiguemoto and is the current favorite to win this bout.
On the other hand, Denis Tiuliulin will also be making his promotional debut this Saturday. He is coming off a first-round TKO victory against Juscelino Ferreira.
UFC Fight Night 205 or UFC Columbus will take place on March 26 at the Nationwide Arena and will be headlined by Curtis Blaydes vs Chris Daukaus Heavyweight bout.