Movsar Evloev is confident that he has earned a shot at the UFC Featherweight Title. On Saturday, the undefeated contender, Movsar Evloev, added another impressive victory to his record at UFC 297. Going head-to-head with Arnold Allen (19-3 MMA, 10-2 UFC) on the main card, Evloev secured a decisive unanimous decision.
This latest triumph extends his unbeaten streak to 18-0 overall, with an impressive 8-0 record in the UFC featherweight division. Standing with eight consecutive wins in the division, Evloev exudes confidence as he sets his sights on the next challenge.
Mosvar Evloev Remains Undefeated
“It’s not about finishing somebody or something else”
“I’m 18-0 – that’s no joke. Even if I had no finishes, with 15-0 I beat everybody and everyone knows. Because I’m still undefeated, there’s no way they don’t let me go for the title. (But) if I need to beat somebody else, just give it to me.” – Evloev said at UFC 297 post-fight news conference.
The featherweight division takes center stage at UFC 298 with the much-anticipated title defense by Alexander Volkanovski. Seeking his sixth successful defense, the champion squares off against the undefeated Ilia Topuria in a clash that has captured the attention of MMA fans.
Adding an interesting layer to the narrative is the history between Topuria and Movsar Evloev, as they were previously slated to fight before Evloev’s withdrawal. The upcoming battle promises to be a defining moment in the careers of both fighters, with the featherweight title serving as the ultimate prize.
Movsar Evloev approaches his future opponent with a carefree attitude. While he examines the likelihood of a showdown with Alexander Volkanovski for the featherweight title, Evloev maintains a relaxed perspective, indicating that he wouldn’t mind facing Ilia Topuria either. This easygoing approach showcases Evloev’s confidence in his abilities.
“He’s still tough, and it’s not about Ilia – he’s still tough, too”, Evloev commented on his prediction for Volkanovski vs. Topuria.
With an 18-0 record and an unwavering confidence, Movsar Evloev’s path to the UFC featherweight title is undeniable. As the anticipation builds for UFC 298’s clash between Volkanovski and Topuria, the prospect of Evloev facing the winner adds an interesting layer to the division’s unfolding drama.
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