Bruno Blindado at weigh-in by the UFC. Photo: Playback/Instagram
It seems, Bruno Blindado he already has an opponent and a date to return to the UFC octagon. The Brazilian, who was submitted by Gerald Meerschaert in August of this year, will face Albert Duraev in the last edition of the organization in 2022, scheduled to take place on December 17. The information was released by the North American website ‘MMA Fighting‘.
Blindado, who started his career at Ultimate with three straight wins, signed a contract after standing out in the M-1, but he is not having a good time at the company. The Paraibano adds two setbacks in series, against Alex Poatan and Gerald Meerschaert, respectively. A professional since 2010, he has a record of 22 wins and eight setbacks in his MMA career.
In an exclusive interview with the SUPER FIGHTS at the ‘YouTube‘, Blindado had already advanced his desire to return to the cage this year. He indicated that his ideal return would be between December or January.
Duraev is a former ACB middleweight champion (Absolute Championship Akhmat) before signing a contract with Ultimate for his participation in the ‘Contender Series’ in 2021. The Russian overcame Roman Kopylov in the decision on his debut, but was surprised against Joaquin Buckley. In his career, he has a record of 15 positive results and four negative ones.