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Ben Rothwell vs Ruslan Magomedov Targeted For Late Summer
Posted by Joseph Lee on 07.08.2014



MMA Junkie reports that a fight between heavyweight Ben Rothwell (33-9 MMA, 3-3 UFC) and Ruslan Magomedov (12-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) is being targeted for a late summer UFC event, possibly UFC 177. This will be Rothwell's first fight after a year's absence. Russian MMA website MMAboxing.ru reported that it's UFC 177 but that hasn't been confirmed. UFC 177 will happen on August 30 at the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. It airs live on PPV after preliminary fights on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass. The main event is bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw against Renan Barao.

Rothwell received a conditional license in May from the NSAC (Nevada State Athletic Commission) after a nine-month suspension. He submitted a urine test in April to show he is free of banned substances. He received a therapeutic-use exemption for testosterone before his TKO win against Brandon Vera at UFC 164. He was warned by the Wisconsin commission at the time and suspended by the UFC when his levels were higher than the acceptable limits. He said his need for testosterone was because of a car accident and he accepted responsibility.

Rothwell has had a hit-or-miss career since his UFC debut in 2009. Magomedov debuted in May at UFC Fight Night 41 and beat Viktor Pesta by unanimous decision. He won his past seven fights.





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