Nad Narimani gets UFC call to face Nasrat Haqparast at UFC Fight Night 127 in London

Nad Narimani gets UFC call to face Nasrat Haqparast at UFC Fight Night 127 in London

The UFC has finally replaced Alex Reyes on the UFC Fight Night 127 fight card as Cage Warriors featherweight champion Nad Narimani will step up on short notice to fight Nasrat Haqparast.

UFC Fight Night 127 will be held on March 17, 2018, at The O2 Arena in London, England.

GNP1 announced the news.

Following a loss to Alex Enlund at Cage Warriors 73, Narimani has won three straight. A TKO win over Jeremy Petley BAMMA 23 and a submission win over Daniel Requeijo at Cage Warriors 76, was followed by a dominant unanimous decision win over Paddy Pimblett at Cage Warriors 82 to become the Cage Warriors featherweight champion.

With this announcement, UFC Fight Night 127 now looks like this:

MAIN CARD (UFC FIGHT PASS)

Fabrício Werdum vs. Alexander Volkov
Jimi Manuwa vs. Jan Błachowicz
Tom Duquesnoy vs. Terrion Ware
Leon Edwards vs. Peter Sobotta

PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC FIGHT PASS)

John Phillips vs. Charles Byrd
Danny Roberts vs. Oliver Enkamp
Jack Marshman vs. Brad Scott
Danny Henry vs. Hakeem Dawodu
Paul Craig vs. Magomed Ankalaev
Mark Godbeer vs. Dmitriy Sosnovskiy
Nad Narimani vs. Nasrat Haqparast
Kajan Johnson vs. Stevie Ray

Feature image by Dolly Clew / Cage Warriors.

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