Francisco Rivera Out; Rafael Assuncao vs Pedro Munhoz Set for UFC 170

Raphael Assuncao

Raphael Assuncao

  • 21-4-0 MMA / 5-1 UFC Record
  • 5 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Yves Jabouin, Mike Easton, TJ Dillashaw

Pedro Munhoz

Pedro Munhoz

  • 10-0 MMA / UFC Debut
  • 9 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Mitch Jackson, Jeff Curran, Billy Daniels

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UFC 170

February 22nd, 2014

Las Vegas, Nevada

Mandalay Bay Events Center

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Raphael Assuncao may be a win or two away from a title shot following a razor-thin, somewhat controversial split decision win over TJ Dillashaw at UFC Fight Night 29. He’s now a perfect 5-0 as a bantamweight, including other key wins over Johnny Eduardo and Mike Easton.

Resurrection Fighting Alliance’s bantamweight champion, Pedro Munhoz, got the call from the UFC following his 41-second submission win over Billy Daniels at RFA 12. The win extended his record to a perfect 10-0 mark, including a split decision victory last August over UFC veteran, Jeff Curran.

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