A couple of exciting, undefeated UFC featherweights are set to clash in November.
Bryce Mitchell returns to action against Movsar Evloev on Nov. 5 in a UFC Fight Night bout in NEVADA. The event will need place at the UFC Apex. Mitchell (15-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC) currently holds the No. 10 slot in the most recent USA TODAY SPORTS/MMA Junkie featherweight rankings, with Evloev (16-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC) directly behind at No. 11.
Multiple sources confirmed with MMA Junkie that verbal agreements come in place for the contest following a short report from Combate. The fight may potentially serve because the five-round main event, but details remain being finalized.
Mitchell, 27, was last doing his thing in March at UFC 272, where he turned in a dominant performance against Edson Barboza. The unanimous decision win was his most impressive yet, following wins over Andre Fili, Charles Rosa, Matt Sayles, Bobby Moffett, and Tyler Diamond.
Evloev, 28, shares several similarities with Mitchell being an undefeated bantamweight with six wins beneath the UFC banner. In June, Evloev defeated Dan Ige in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 207. The Russian signed a fresh multifight cope with the promotion aswell.
With the addition, the Nov. 5 UFC Fight Night lineup includes:
- Bryce Mitchell vs. Movsar Evloev
- Amanda Lemos vs. Marina Rodriguez
- Mario Bautista vs. Benito Lopez
- Nate Maness vs. Tagir Ulanbekov
- Ramona Pascual vs. Tamires Vidal
- Jinh Yu Frey vs. Polyana Viana
- Carlos Candelario vs. Jake Hadley
- Miranda Maverick vs. Shanna Young