Ruslan Magomedov vs Richard Odoms Added To UFC 177
Posted by Joseph Lee on 07.26.2014
MMA Junkie reports that a heavyweight fight between Ruslan Magomedov (12-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) and Richard Odoms (8-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has been added to UFC 177. The event happens on August 30 at the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento. The main card airs on PPV with preliminary fights on UFC Fight Pass and FOX Sports 1. Magomedov vs. Odoms will probably be on the preliminary card.
Magomedov won his UFC debut against Viktor Pesta by decision, extending a seven-fight winning streak. He previously beat names like Tim Sylvia and Ricco Rodriguez, and Mike Hayes. Odoms previously competed in Legacy FC where he lost to Jared Rosholt (who signed with the UFC). It was the only loss of his career, as his last fight was a decision win over DJ Linderman.
Here's the current card:
Champ T.J. Dillashaw vs. Renan Barao – for bantamweight title
Champ Demetrious Johnson vs. Chris Cariaso – for flyweight title
Shayna Baszler vs. Bethe Correia
Danny Castillo vs. Tony Ferguson
Anthony Hamilton vs. Ruan Potts
Carlos Diego Ferreira vs. Ramsey Nijem
Ruslan Magomedov vs. Richard Odoms
Justin Edwards vs. Yancy Medeiros
Derek Brunson vs. Lorenz Larkin
Henry Cejudo vs. Scott Jorgensen