Pedro Munhoz vs. Jimmie Rivera II Moved To UFC 258

A rematch between Pedro Munhoz and Jimmie Rivera has been moved ahead to UFC 258, per a report from Mike Heck and Guilherme Cruz of MMA Fighting.

The matchup joins a pay-per-view lineup that is scheduled for February 13th. The event does not have a location confirmed for it currently.

The fight was originally scheduled for a January 30th event which has since been scrapped from UFC’s calendar.

Munhoz and Rivera will meet for the first time since 2015, where Rivera was able to win a split decision after three rounds of action.

Munhoz enters the fight on a two-fight losing streak, having lost to Aljamain Sterling and Frankie Edgar in the past two years. His loss to Edgar came via decision after a five-round fight. The matchup was awarded “Fight of the Night” afterwards.

Rivera won his last fight, taking a decision win over Cody Stamann in July. The win concluded a two-fight losing streak.

UFC 258 currently has a welterweight main event between Kamaru Usman and Gilbert Burns scheduled in the main event. Here’s the updated lineup.

Bout 8: Kamaru Usman (17-1) vs. Gilbert Burns (19-3) (UFC Welterweight Championship)

Bout 7: Polyana Viana (11-4) vs. Mallory Martin (7-3) (Strawweight)

Bout 6: Maycee Barber (8-1) vs. Alexa Grasso (12-3) (Strawweight)

Bout 5: Chris Weidman (15-5) vs. Uriah Hall (16-9) (Middleweight)

Bout 4: Julian Marquez (7-2) vs. Maki Pitolo (13-7) (Middleweight)

Bout 3: Kelvin Gastelum (16-6) vs. Ian Heinisch (14-3) (Middleweight)

Bout 2: Rodolfo Vieira (7-0) vs. Anthony Hernandez (7-2) (Middleweight)

Bout 1: Pedro Munhoz (18-5) vs. Jimmie Rivera (23-4) (Bantamweight)

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