UFC lightweights Rustam Khabilov and Reza Madadi are set to lock horns when the duo meets in the Octagon in the UFC's return to Germany on September 3rd. The UFC made the news official on Twitter on Friday.
Khabilov, 29, is on a two-fight win streak having most recently defeated Chris Wade via unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night 87 in May. His professional record stands at 19-3.
Madadi, 37, had a successful return to the Octagon in May, also at UFC Fight Night 87, when he bested Yan Cabral via TKO in the third round. He had lost 18 months of his career due to a prison sentence he served in Sweden for aggravated burglary. Madadi's record holds at 14-4.
UFC Fight Night 93 is scheduled to take place at the Barclaycard Arena in Hamburg, Germany. The card is headlined by a heavyweight clash between Andrei Arlovski and Josh Barnett. This will serve as the fourth UFC event in Germany, Europe's largest market and economy.