The ‘Lazy King’ Abdoul Abdouraguimov will be making his way to the PFL Smart Cage this September.

The highly-touted Russian prospect revealed in a post on social media that he has signed with the Professional Fighters League and is slated to make his promotional debut on September 30 at PFL Europe 3 in Paris. Abdouraguimov is expected to square off with Brazilian standout Quemuel Ottoni. The ‘Lazy King’ also confirmed that he will be part of the 2024 PFL regular season.

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Abdouraguimov made the official announcement, which you can see below:

Abdouraguimov has made a name for himself on the international mixed martial arts scene, amassing an impressive 16-1 record. That includes a current six-fight win streak dating back to 2020. Of his 16 career wins, the ‘Lazy King’ has finished 13 of his opponents, 11 by way of submission.

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Hardcore fight fans may be familiar with Abdouraguimov’s work under the BRAVE CF and Ares FC banners. He captured the latter’s welterweight and middleweight championships before signing with the PFL.

His opponent, Quemuel Ottoni, carries with him a solid 12-3 record with 11 finishes. Ottoni has primarily competed under the Jungle Fight label, but he has also fought for AFT, Samurai FC, and most notably, Legacy Fighting Alliance. He steps into his PFL Europe 3 bout riding a five-fight win streak.

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Craig Pekios is a freelance writer born and raised in Bettendorf, IA. Joining LowKick MMA in May 2022, Craig has more than 2,500 articles published that focus on the world of mixed martial arts and boxing, including news, event previews, results, analysis, and op-eds. Aside from working with LowKick MMA, Craig has contributed to news outlets Overtime Heroics, Sportskeeda, and MiddleEasy.