Indian MMA star Pawan Maan Singh is all set to take on Aili Muratbek at ‘Road to UFC‘ tournament taking place on June 9 in Singapore. UFC has announced the participants for ROAD TO UFC, the most significant opportunity for Asia’s top MMA prospects to make it to the world stage. The opening round will take place across two days, June 9 and June 10, at the Singapore Indoor Stadium ahead of UFC 275: TEIXEIRA vs PROCHAZKA, UFC’s first Pay-Per-View event in Southeast Asia on June 12.
Pawan Maan Singh is coming off of a win against Sandeep Kumar Dahiya which took place at Matrix Fight Night 5 in December of 2020. In that fight, he defeated Sandeep via unanimous decision. Prior to that, he defeated Jason Ramesh Solomon at Matrix Fight Night 4. Preceding the Jason fight, he fought Sandeep Dahiya to a draw at Matrix Fight Night 3. Pawan Maan Singh is currently riding on a four-fight winning streak and he has compiled a record of 7-2-1 in Professional Mixed Martial Arts.
Aili Muratbek is a professional mixed martial artist out of China with a record of 9-2. He is currently riding on an eight-fight winning streak. His last fight took place in China where he defeated Yasen Sailikebieke via TKO in Round 1. The fight took place last December.
Pawan Maan Singh is ready to make India proud
Ahead of his fight, the MMA India Show had the opportunity to talk with Pawan Maan Singh where he revealed that he has been training hard ever since the fight was announced.
“I am going to fight at such a high level, I am very happy and I will definitely make India proud. I have been training hard ever since it was revealed that I will be fighting in Road to UFC tournament in Singapore” ~ Pawan Maan on competing at Road to UFC tournament.
Fellow India, Anshul Jubli, will also be fighting at Road to UFC against Patrick Usani in the lightweight division.
Full Fight match-up of the lightweight division in Road to UFC
- Pawan Maan Singh (India) vs Aili Muratbek (China)
- Anshul Jubli (India) vs Patrick Usani (Japan)
- Balajin (China) vs Ki WonBin (Korea)
- Asikeerbai Jinensibieke (China) vs Kim KyungPyo (Korea)