A previously reported fight between undefeated featherweights Bryce Mitchell and Movsar Evloev will serve as the main event for UFC’s November 5th show. News of the matchup’s headliner status was confirmed by Brett Okamoto of ESPN on Thursday.
The fight is expected to headline a card that doesn’t have a set location at the moment.
Evloev has put together six wins in the UFC cage since debuting for the promotion in 2019. His last two fights were high-profile wins in the division, beating Hakeem Dawodu and Dan Ige via unanimous decision each.
Mitchell has earned six UFC wins since joining the UFC roster from “The Ultimate Fighter.” His high-level grappling has allowed him to put on dominant performances, including victories against Charles Rosa and Edson Barboza.
Here’s an updated look at UFC’s November 5th show:
Bout 9: Bryce Mitchell (15-0) vs. Movsar Evloev (16-0) (Featherweight)
Bout 8: Marina Rodriguez (16-1-2) vs. Amanda Lemos (12-2-1) (Strawweight)
Bout 7: Mario Bautista (10-2) vs. Benito Lopez (10-1) (Bantamweight)
Bout 6: Tagir Ulanbekov (13-2) vs. Nate Maness (14-2) (Flyweight)
Bout 5: Ramona Pascual (6-4) vs. Tamires Vidal (6-1) (Bantamweight)
Bout 4: Jinh Yu Frey (11-7) vs. Polyana Viana (12-5) (Strawweight)
Bout 3: Johnny Munoz Jr. (11-2) vs. Liudvik Sholinian (9-2-1) (Bantamweight)]
Bout 2: Jake Hadley (8-1) vs. Carlos Candelario (8-2) (Flyweight)
Bout 1: Miranda Maverick (10-4) vs. Shanna Young (8-4) (Flyweight)