A middleweight bout between Dricus Du Plessis and Andre Muniz is the newest addition to December’s UFC 269 lineup.
MMA Junkie verified agreements are in place for the matchup between Du Plessis (16-2 MMA, 2-0 UFC) and Muniz (21-4 MMA, 3-0 UFC) with an individual near the state of affairs following an preliminary report from UFC broadcast accomplice ESPN. The particular person requested anonymity as a result of the promotion hasn’t made an official announcement.
UFC 269 takes place Dec. 11 however doesn’t have a location or venue introduced. The major card airs on pay-per-view following prelims anticipated on ESPN and ESPN+.
Du Plessis, 27, is shining for his native South Africa to date in his octagon debut. He’s completed each of his UFC wins by stoppage, with knockouts of Trevin Giles and Markus Perez on his resume that features 16 finishes in 16 wins.
Muniz, 31, in the meantime, will look to make it 4 consecutive wins to start his octagon tenure. The Brazilian is coming off his most notable efficiency up to now, as he submitted former Strikeforce champion Ronaldo Souza in ugly trend at UFC 262 in May. Muniz has 14 first-round wins on his file.
The newest UFC 269 card now contains:
- Amanda Nunes vs. Julianna Pena – for girls’s bantamweight title
- Randy Costa vs. Tony Kelley
- Cody Garbrandt vs. Kai Kara-France
- Priscila Cachoeira vs. Gillian Robertson
- Maycee Barber vs. Montana De La Rosa
- Dricus Du Plessis vs. Andre Muniz