A bantamweight bout has been added to the upcoming UFC Fight Night 119 card as Rob Font travel to Brazil to meet Pedro Munhoz at the event.
UFC Fight Night 119 will be held on October 28, 2017, at Ginásio do Ibirapuera in São Paulo, Brazil.
The UFC announced the bout.
— UFC Brasil (@ufc_brasil) September 12, 2017
A middleweight bout between former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Lyoto Machida and Derek Brunson will feature as the event headliner.
Following a unanimous decision loss to John Lineker at UFC 198, Font has won two straight. A KO win over Matt Schnell in December was followed by a second-round submission win over Douglas Silva de Andrade at UFC 213 which also earned Font a ‘Performance of the Night’ bonus.
Following a split decision loss to the streaking Jimmie Rivera, Munhoz has won three on the bounce. Two ‘Performance of the Night’ bonus submission wins over Russell Doane and Justin Scoggins were followed most recently by a unanimous decision win over Damian Stasiak at UFC Fight Night: Gustafsson vs. Teixeira.
With this announcement, UFC Fight Night 119 now looks like this:
Lyoto Machida vs. Derek Brunson
Demian Maia vs. Colby Covington
Deiveson Alcântara Figueiredo vs. Jarred Brooks
Augusto Mendes vs. Boston Salmon
Christian Colombo vs. Carlos Felipe
Antônio Carlos Júnior vs. Jack Marshman
Thiago Santos vs. Jack Hermansson
Rob Font vs. Pedro Munhoz
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