LAS VEGAS – Shavkat Rakhmonov thinks he’s going to have his coming out party as a welterweight contender on Saturday at UFC on ESPN 38 . Rakhmonov (15-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC) will get his most notable opponent to date when he meets longtime divisional standout Neil Magny (26-8 MMA, 19-7 UFC) in a co-main event fight at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The main card airs on ESPN following prelims on ESPN2, and represents a big opportunity for the undefeated fighter from Kazakhstan. Thus far in his career, Rakhmonov has never lost a fight and has finished every opponent inside the distance. He knows Magny is a tough out, but he thinks this matchup will allow him to shine.
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