Kajan Johnson gets quick turnaround, meets Rustam Khabilov at UFC Moscow

A lightweight bout between Kajan Johnson and Rustam Khabilov is the latest addition to September's UFC Fight Night 136 lineup. UFC officials have yet to formally announced the bout, but Khabilov (22-3 MMA, 8-2 UFC) and Johnson (23-12-1 MMA, 4-2 UFC) have both verified the pairing on social media following an initial report from MMAUK.net. UFC Fight Night 136 takes place Sept. 15 at Olympic Stadium in Moscow. The event, which marks the UFC's debut in Russia, streams on UFC Fight Pass, though the full fight card and bout order haven't been finalized. Johnson, 34, will make a quick turnaround from his first-round submission loss to Islam Makhachev at UFC on FOX 30 in July. The defeat snapped a four-fight winning streak for the Canadian, but he will have a chance to put memories of that performance behind him with a win over another tough Russian opponent. Looking to hand “Ragin'” another defeat will be Khabilov, 31, who has emerged victorious in his past five octagon appearances. “The Tiger” has beaten some solid competition during his streak, but he has won all the fights by unanimous decision and has not earned a clean stoppage victory since his UFC debut in December 2012. The latest UFC Fight Night 136 card includes:

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