Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2021-02-27, mma fight not so exciting: Pedro Munhoz vs Jimmie Rivera 2 gets two stars (UFC Fight of the Night).
In their first bout Rivera defeated Munhoz via split decision (November 7, 2015), this second fight is on the undercard of Jairzinho Rozenstruik vs Ciryl Gane – UFC Vegas 20 (also known as UFC Fight Night 186 or UFC on ESPN+ 44). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Pedro Munhoz record
The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Pedro Munhoz entered this fight with a mma record of 18-5-0 (72% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.9 bantamweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Petr Yan).
The last time he won a fight was in March 2019 when he faced Cody Garbrandt (4-stars fight, Cody Garbrandt vs Pedro Munhoz); after this match he has lost to Aljamain Sterling (Aljamain Sterling vs Pedro Munhoz) and Frankie Edgar (Pedro Munhoz vs Frankie Edgar).
Jimmie Rivera record
His opponent, the black belt in karate Jimmie Rivera, has an official record of 23-4-0 (26% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.10 in the bantamweight division.
He lost two consecutive bouts in 2019, against Aljamain Sterling (Jimmie Rivera vs Aljamain Sterling) and Petr Yan (Petr Yan vs Jimmie Rivera), but he came back to win with Cody Stamann in 2020 (Jimmie Rivera vs Cody Stamann).
Munhoz vs Rivera 2 full fight video or highlights
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UFC Vegas 20 info
Event: UFC Fight Night 186: Rozenstruik vs Gane
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: bantamweight (135 lbs, 61 kg)
UFC Vegas 20 fight card
Here is the UFC Vegas 20 full fight card:
Jairzinho Rozenstruik vs Ciryl Gane
Nikita Krylov vs Magomed Ankalaev
Mayra Bueno Silva vs Montana De La Rosa
Pedro Munhoz vs Jimmie Rivera 2
Alex Caceres vs Kevin Croom
Thiago Moisés vs Alexander Hernandez
Alexis Davis vs Sabina Mazo
Ronnie Lawrence vs Vince Cachero
Dustin Jacoby vs Maxim Grishin
Munhoz vs Rivera 2 result
Pedro Munhoz defeated Jimmie Rivera via unanimous decision. Scores were 30–27, 30–27, 29–28.
Munhoz vs Rivera 2 post-fight interview
Here is the official video of Jimmie Rivera vs Pedro Munhoz post-fight interview.