Zabit Magomedsharipov vs. Calvin Kattar set for Boston Fight Night card

Robert Vallejos, MMATorch Managing Editor

Zabit vs Kattar
Sep 8, 2018; Dallas, TX, USA; Zabit Magomedsharipov (red gloves) reacts after defeating Brandon Davis (not pictured) during UFC 228 at American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports Jun 8, 2019; Chicago, IL, USA; Calvin Kattar (blue gloves) defeats Ricardo Lamas (red gloves) during UFC 238 at United Center. Mandatory Credit: Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports

Zabit Magomedsharipov will fight Calvin Kattar on Oct. 18, in Boston.

The UFC’s trip to Boston on Oct. 18 will feature a native son versus a streaking prospect.

According to a report by ESPN, featherweights  Zabit Magomedsharipov and Calvin Kattar will co-headline the UFC Fight Night card.

At 28, Magomedsharipov boasts a 17-1 record, going 5-0 in the UFC. Three of those victories have come via submission.

Most recently, Magomedsharipov defeated Jeremy Stephens at UFC 235 in March.

Meanwhile, Massachusetts native Calvin Kattar, 31,  recently disposed of Ricardo Lamas at UFC 238 in June. Kattar sports a 20-3 overall record, while going 4-1 in the UFC.

Like his opponent, Kattar has three UFC victories due to stoppage; however Kattar has earned his finishes with strikes.

The Oct. 18 event will take place at the TD Garden in Boston, and air on ESPN.

The card will be headlined by Chris Weidman’s light heavyweight debut against Dominick Reyes.

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