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Wednesday, Feb 28, 2018

UFC Announces Jimmie Rivera – Marlon Moraes Fight

Jimmie Rivera (photo via UFC)

By FCF Staff

The UFC has announced that Jimmie River and Marlon Moraes are going to fight at its June 1st event in Utica, New Jersey.

Rivera (21-1) has gone 5-0 in the UFC to date, and the American bantamweight is coming off a decision win over Thomas Almeida last July.

Moraes (20-5-1), meanwhile, knocked out Aljamain Sterling in his last bout, which took place in December. The Brazilian fighter has gone 4-1 in his last 5 contests.

Rivera is currently ranked #4 in the UFC’s 135 divison, and Moraes is #5.



posted by FCF Staff @ 1:47 pm
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