With a mixed skilled MMA expertise of almost 20 years, James Barnes and Pedro Falcao will lastly get their large possibilities on Oct. 19.
The pair of featherweight fighters are set to sq. off at Dana White’s Contender Series 44 on the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The occasion will function the eighth installment of the collection’ fifth season.
Two individuals with data of the matchup knowledgeable MMA Junkie of the reserving Tuesday however requested to stay nameless because the promotion has but to make an official announcement.
Barnes (14-4) has frolicked in a handful of notable MMA promotions. Since his skilled debut in 2014, Barnes competed 5 occasions in Bellator the place he went 2-3. He additionally competed twice for Golden Boy MMA – and received each of these fights. “Mooka” rides a three-fight successful streak into the occasion.
Falcao (14-3) has received eight of his most up-to-date 9 fights, together with a victory over Bellator alumnus Ilarde Santos. The 29-year-old Brazilian fighter presently rides a three-fight successful streak that features two first-round knockouts in a mixed 2:24.
With the addition, the DWCS 44 lineup contains:
- James Barnes vs. Pedro Falcao
- Valesca Machado vs. Piera Rodriguez
- Kaloyan Kolev vs. Armen Petrosyan
- Caio Borralho vs. Jesse Murray
- Johnny Parsons vs. Solomon Renfro