Lima Makes Return To Octagon After 1 Year Layoff

Dhiego Lima is stepping up to replace Sean Brady at UFC Vegas 17. Lima will face Belal Muhammad on December 19th at the UFC Apex. Brady pulling out of the fight is a blessing for Dhiego who has been out of the octagon since October 6, 2019. Lima is riding a three fight win streak with victories over Chad Laprise, Court McGee, and Luke Jumeau.

Muhammad Is A Big Test For Dhiego

Muhammad is also riding a three fight win streak and is currently 17-3 in his MMA career. Dhiego stepping up to fight Muhammad is a big jump up in competition, but Lima shouldn’t be counted out. Lima is 15-7 in his MMA career with 4 wins coming by KO and 4 by submission. It will be interesting to see how this fight impacts the Welterweight division. UFC Vegas 17 is a stacked card with Edwards vs Chimaev headlining the card. Here’s the announced bouts for the card…

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By Published On: November 17th, 2020Categories: MMA

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