Reyes (12-2 MMA, 6-2 UFC) and Prochazka (27-3-1 MMA, 1- UFC) are targeted to combat in a five-round headliner on Feb. 27, UFC president Dana White informed broadcast husband or wife ESPN on Tuesday. A potential locale and venue for the card is not known.
Reyes, No. 3 in the most current United states of america These days Sporting activities/MMA Junkie MMA light-weight heavyweight rankings, has experienced again-to-again losses following beginning his career on a 12-fight winning streak.
The 30-12 months-old fought Jon Jones to a controversial title-fight choice in February prior to Jones vacated the belt before this year. Reyes fought Jan Blachowicz to identify the new winner at UFC 253 in September and succumbed to a next-round TKO.
No. 13-ranked Prochazka, in the meantime, will glimpse to make a leap up the rankings soon after his amazing octagon debut at UFC 251 in July. The 28-year-outdated wanted a lot less than 6 moment of cage time to knock out former title challenger Volkan Oezdemir.
The previous Rizin FF champion has experienced just a person reduction in his earlier 23 fights general, and it came in opposition to “King Mo” Lawal, who he later on conquer in a rematch.