Francisco Figueiredo has his 2nd UFC opponent and day locked.
The brother of UFC flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo, Francisco Figueiredo (12-3-1 MMA, 1- UFC) will make his sophomore promotional visual appeal May 8 when he takes on Jimmy Flick. The flyweight bout will be section of a UFC Struggle Night time celebration that does not presently have a locale or location.
A human being with know-how of the matchup verified the scheduling to MMA Junkie soon after Flick declared the news on The Corner & The Casual Podcast. The individual asked to keep on being nameless considering that the promotion has nonetheless to make an formal announcement.
Equally fighters are coming off thriving UFC debuts. On Dec. 19, Flick (16-5 MMA, 1- UFC) pulled off a highlight-reel submission when he nailed a flying triangle vs. Cody Durden in the opening four minutes of their fight. A very little about a single thirty day period afterwards on Jan. 23, Figueiredo defeated former Dana White’s Contender Collection competitor Jerome Rivera with a unanimous conclusion.
With the addition, the UFC Fight Night lineup for Could 8 consists of:
- Donald Cerrone vs. Diego Sanchez
- Zarrukh Adashev vs. Ryan Benoit
- Holly Holm vs. Julianna Pena
- Marcos Rogerio de Lima vs. Maurice Greene
- Christian Aguilera vs. Carlston Harris
- Francisco Figueiredo vs. Jimmy Flick