Lima (15-7 MMA, 4-5 UFC) and Muhammad (17-3 MMA, 8-3 UFC), at first booked to fight in December, now will fulfill at UFC 258 future month. Muhammad exposed the new day although a visitor on The Anik & Florian Podcast hosted by lead UFC enjoy-by-engage in voice Jon Anik and previous UFC fighter Kenny Florian, while the UFC has not but made a official announcement.
UFC 258 takes location Feb. 13, and whilst a spot has not yet been announced, it is most likely to go down at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The most important card will air on shell out-per-see next prelims expected for ESPN and ESPN+.
In late Oct, Sean Brady was forced out of the UFC’s Dec. 19 card and Lima took his spot towards Muhammad. But in the week primary up to UFC Battle Evening 183, Muhammad examined optimistic for COVID-19 and the combat was scrapped to be picked up at a later day.
Muhammad has gained 7 of his previous 8 fights, which include wins above Tim Means, Takashi Sato and, most not too long ago, Lyman Great at UFC on ESPN 11 in June. Lima has won a few straight, but hasn’t fought considering that a win over Luke Jumeau at UFC 243 in October 2019. He was scheduled to facial area Alex Morono at UFC 247 in February 2020, but was forced out owing to a neck injury that expected surgery.
With the addition, the UFC 258 card now includes:
- Champ Kamaru Usman vs. Gilbert Burns – for welterweight title
- Pedro Munhoz vs. Jimmie Rivera
- Uriah Corridor vs. Chris Weidman
- Ian Heinisch vs. Kelvin Gastelum
- Maycee Barber vs. Alexa Grasso
- Gabe Eco-friendly vs. Phil Rowe
- Dhiego Lima vs. Belal Muhammadc