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UFC Fight Night 77: Rising Bantamweights Set

UFC Fight Night 77: Rising Bantamweights Set

Bantamweights looking to continue the climb will meet this November, as Pedro Munhoz squares off against Jimmie Rivera at UFC Fight Night 77.

Set for November 7 from Brazil, the card features a third meeting between Vitor Belfort and Dan Henderson. Also, Glover Teixeira faces Patrick Cummins.

Munhoz (12-1) is a former Resurrection Fighting Alliance bantamweight champion who has won each of his last two after stepping in and fighting top contender Raphael Assuncao in 2014. In October, he submitted Jerrod Sanders after knocking out Matt Hobar.

Rivera (17-1) sports a 16-fight win streak that includes a first round TKO over Marcus Brimage this past July in his UFC debut. He’s finished each of his last three opponents overall.

Below is the current lineup:

Middleweight: Vitor Belfort vs. Dan Henderson

Lightweight: Gilbert Burns vs. Rashid Magomedov

Lightweight: Gleison Tibau vs. Abel Trujillo

Lightweight: Johnny Case vs. Yan Cabral

Light Heavyweight: Glover Teixeira vs. Patrick Cummins

Light Heavyweight: Fabio Maldonado vs. Tom Lawlor

Welterweight: Viscardi Andrade vs. Gasan Umalatov

Flyweight: Bruno Rodrigues vs. Matheus Nicolau

Lightweight: Alex Oliveira vs. Piotr Hallmann

Bantamweight: Thomas Almeida vs. Anthony Birchak

Bantamweight: Jimmie Rivera vs. Pedro Munhoz

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