Shahbazyan is set to meet Derek Brunson at UFC 248. MMA Junkie confirmed the matchup with a person with knowledge of the booking after an initial report from the Las Vegas Review-Journal.
UFC 248 takes place March 7 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas
With the addition, the UFC 248 lineup now includes:
Champ Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero – for middleweight title Champ Zhang Weili vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk – for women’s strawweight title Derek Brunson vs. Edmen Shahbazyan Jared Cannonier vs. opponent TBA Polyana Viana vs. Emily Whitmire Li Jingliang vs. Neil Magny Danaa Batgerel vs. Guido Cannetti Beneil Dariush vs. Drakkar Klose Sean O’Malley vs. Jose Quinonez Mark Madsen vs. Austin Hubbard Max Griffin vs. Alex Oliveira Saparbek Safarov vs. Rodolfo Vieira Austin Hubbard vs. Mark Madsen