Reza Madadi will not make his return to the Octagon on the UFC Hamburg card on Saturday, September 3. Mad Dog was set to face Rustam Khabilov (19-3) on the UFC Fight Night 93 card. confirmed the pullout with Madadi’s management because he of illness.


The lightweight out of Allstars Training Center is coming off of a big win at UFC Fight Night 87 with a finish against Yan Cabral by TKO in the third round.  Khabilov was also on the card in Holland, and won by unanimous decision over Chris Wade, and also had a win over common opponent in Norman Parke.