The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Raphael Assuncao entered this fight with a professional mma record of 25-5-0 (52% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.9 bantamweight in the world. He lost to current #1 Ufc Bw champion TJ Dillashaw in 2016 (=Dillashaw vs Assuncao 2) but then he has defeated Aljamain Sterling (=Sterling vs Assuncao) and Marlon Moraes (=Moraes vs Assuncao).
His opponent, Matthew Lopez, has an official record of 10-1-0 (80% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.31 in the same weight class. He also lost once in 2016, against Rani Yahya, and then he has won twice: with Mitch Gagnon and Johnny Eduardo. Assuncao vs Lopez is on the undercard of Dustin Poirier vs Anthony Pettis – UFC Fight Night 120. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 120: Poirier vs. Pettis
Where: Ted Constant Convocation Center, Norfolk, Virginia, USA
Division: catchweight (138.5 lbs, 63 kg)
UFC Fight Night 120 fight card (main fights):
Dustin Poirier vs Anthony Pettis
Matt Brown vs Diego Sanchez
Andrei Arlovski vs Junior Albini
Cezar Ferreira vs Nate Marquardt
Raphael Assuncao vs Matthew Lopez
Joe Lauzon vs Clay Guida
John Dodson vs Marlon Moraes
Sage Northcutt vs Michel Quinones
Assuncao’s previous fight: Marlon Moraes vs Raphael Assuncao
Assuncao vs Lopez Fight Video:
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