Shamil Gamzatov
Umar

Russia

Out
Injury Not Injury Related
Est. Return 1/2/2021
Pulls out with visa issues
Light HeavyweightUFC
Out
October 15, 2020
Gamzatov will no longer fight Devin Clark at the UFC event Nov. 28 due to visa issues, MMAJunkie.com reports.
ANALYSIS
Anthony Smith will be stepping in to fight Clark at the end of November. Gamzatov has now had to withdraw from his last two fights and it's unclear when he will return to the Octagon again.
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To fight Clark on Nov. 28
Light HeavyweightUFC
Out
October 12, 2020
Gamzatov will fight Devin Clark in a light heavyweight matchup at the UFC event scheduled for Nov. 28, MMAJunkie.com reports.
ANALYSIS
This will be Gamzatov's first match in over a year, as the Russian has dropped out of various events over the past few months. Gamzatov last battled Kildson Abreu on Nov. 9, 2019 and won via split decision. Clark is coming off an unanimous decision win over Alonzo Menifield on June 6.
Not fighting OSP
Light HeavyweightUFC
Out
August 13, 2020
Gamzatov has withdrawn from his fight scheduled for August 22 against Ovince St. Preux, Marcel Dorff of MMADNA reports.
ANALYSIS
It's not clear what the reason for withdraw was. This will be the second time this fight has been cancelled. OSP will now fight Alonzo Menifield on August 22.
To face OSP in Vegas
Light HeavyweightUFC
Out
July 2, 2020
Gamzatov will take on Ovince Saint Preux in a light heavyweight matchup at an event scheduled for August 22 in Las Vegas, Damon Martin of MMAFighting.com reports.
ANALYSIS
Gamzatov had been scheduled to face OSP in his second UFC fight in Lincoln in late-April, but the event was one of many canceled due to the pandemic. Instead, Gamzatov will put his undefeated record on the line roughly six months later. Gamzatov will be giving up an inch in height and four inches in reach to Saint Preux, who also has a massive experience edge. Gamzatov has youth on his side, in addition to momentum, as OSP as dropped three of his last four bouts. A win here for Gamzatov could prove he's ready for ranked opponents in the 205-pound division.
Drops from UFC Lincoln
Light HeavyweightUFC
Out
April 4, 2020
Gamzatov won't face Ovince Saint Preux at UFC Lincoln on April 25 as previously scheduled due to travel restrictions, Nolan King of USA Today reports.
ANALYSIS
Gamzatov is in Russia and won't be able to make the light heavyweight bout due to the travel restrictions in place due to coronavirus, similar to fellow Russian Khabib Nurmagomedov for UFC 249 a week earlier. UFC figures to attempt to secure a replacement opponent for Saint Preux with three weeks before the event.
Added to Lincoln card
Light HeavyweightUFC
Out
February 6, 2020
Gamzatov will take on Ovince Saint Preux at UFC Lincoln on April 25, MMAJunkie.com reports.
ANALYSIS
After having scraped by with a split decision win in his UFC debut, Gamzatov is now face Saint Preux in a light heavyweight fight in his return to the Octagon . The PFL veteran will look to keep his undefeated professional record intact against OSP, a tremendously athletic fighter who boasts dangerous submission skills.