Khaliev vs. Krauss added to January's UFC on FOX card at United Center

Written By Sun-Times Wire Posted: 11/25/2013, 06:03pm

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The fifth fight has officially been added to the Saturday, Jan. 25 UFC on FOX card at the United Center.

Highly-touted undefeated Russian prospect Adam Khaliev will make his Ultimate Fighting Championship debut against 11-2 German fighter Pascal Krauss, UFC officials have confirmed with the Sun-Times.

Khaliev is 6-0 as a pro — with two submissions and two knockouts — and will fight Krauss at welterweight. Krauss is 2-2 in the UFC.

The card is currently headlined by former lightweight title holder Benson Henderson taking on Josh Thomson in the five-round main event.

Plus Darren Elkins faces Jeremy Stephens, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone fights Adriano Martins and Chico Camus takes on Yaotzin Meza.

Though Khaliev isn’t known by many casual mixed martial arts fans, many hardcore followers know of him from this ridiculous “tornado kick” knockout featured below:

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