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Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed the matchup to MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck with agreements in place from both athletes.
Kutateladze will make his long awaited return to action after he made an impressive debut against ex-KSW two-division champion Mateusz Gamrot back in 2020, which moved his overall record to 12-2. Sadly, Kutateladze has been unable to compete since then with injuries keeping him sidelined for nearly two years.
Now the Georgian prospect will return against another top up and comer in June.
Ismagulov enters the fight with an impressive 20-1 record including a perfect 4-0 resume in the UFC.
As of now, the UFC card on June 18 has not confirmed a location nor a main event at this time.