Next fight of Ivan Shtyrkov is not determined yet.
Ivan Shtyrkov parted from UFС to avoid lengthy disqualification that he was threatened after missed doping tests. But even this step did not help him. Just a few hours ago USADA management issued a press release, which reported that the fighter is disqualified for 2 years. The reason are the traces of the anabolic steroid boldenone in his two doping tests.
Russian MMA fighter Ivan Shtyrkov did not stay unemployed after being terminated by mutual agreement of the contract with UFC. Today it became known that Shtyrkov to continue his career in the Japanese organization Rizin. Agreement between the parties is for 4 fight, Shtyrkov will debut on July 28. His opponent will be Kim Hong, the representative of South Korea.
Russian MMA fighter Ivan Shtyrkov will not debut in UFC. It became known that the parties have made a mutual decision to terminate the contract. The reason is a failed doping test. A pictogram of prohibited substance for a set of muscle mass was found in the sample of Shtyrkov. This is announced in the official statement of Archangel Michael club of Shtyrkov.
The Russian MMA fighter Ivan Shtyrkov will debut in the UFC on April 20 at a tournament in St. Petersburg. His opponent will be the American Devin Clark. “Yes, I will fight against Shtyrkov,” Clark said.
The fighter of the club "Archangel Michael" Ivan Shtyrkov (15-0-1) has signed a contract for four fights with the UFC. It is planned that he will fight in the light heavyweight division. The date of the UFC debut and the name of his opponent are not yet known. Ivan’s career development at the UFC will be handled by Sayat Abdrakhmanov, who also works with Peter Yan (12-1) and Alexey Kunchenko (20-0).