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  • Writer's pictureChris Presnell

Naiza FC 57 announced: Zhumagulov gets quick turnaround

Naiza FC has their 2024 debut set to feature fan-favorites, as Naiza FC 57 was announced for February 24th today by the promotion.

The event takes place in Almaty, Kazakhstan, with a main event pitting UFC veteran Zhalgas Zhumagulov (15-9) against Cleveland McLean at a catchweight. "Zhako" made a successful promotional debut in December with a first-round TKO of Masato Nakamura.

In addition, Road to UFC standout Taiyilake Nueraji (8-1) of China also makes his Naiza debut, fighting Brazil’s Dhouglas Ribiero (13-7). Taiyilake burst onto fan's radar by melting Kim Han Seul with an elbow in a non-tournament bout.

Also announced for the card is the return entertaining striker Zhuman Zhumabekov (13-7) against top Kyrgyz prospect Kanat Keldibekov (22-9).

More fight announcements are expected to come soon for Naiza FC 57.

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