Pedro Munhos and Jimmie Rivera are still in rematch, but the date for the second fight has changed.
MMA fighting The battle was reported to take place on February 13th at UFC258. Initially, the fight was scheduled for January 20th at UFC Fight Island 8. No reason is given for the postponement of the fight.
When the two bantamweights first met in 2015, Rivera won the split decision victory.
Munhoz (18-5) is trying to snap his current two-game losing streak. His last outing played Frankie Edgar in August, and after a 25-minute slug fest, Edgar performed the show with a spilled decision victory. His other loss in this current stretch happened to Aljamain Sterling. Prior to these defeats, Munhoz had won three games, including a knockout victory over former bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt.
Rivera (23-4) started her UFC career 5-0 and experienced tough stretches in 2018 and 2019. In the last two years, Rivera has lost three out of four games against Marlon Moraes, Sterling and current bantamweight champion Petr. Yang. With his only outing in 2020, Rivera defeats Cody Stamann According to a unanimous decision at the UFC Fight Night from “July Fight Island”.
The UFC 258 features a welterweight title battle between Kamaru Usman and Gilbert Burns at the main event.
– MMA Sports
Pedro Munhos vs Jimmie Rivera transferred to UFC258 on February 13th
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