Alexandre Pantoja vs. Brandon Royval added to UFC Fight Night on Aug. 21

A critical UFC flyweight clash will decrease in August.

Alexandre Pantoja will deal with Brandon Royval at a UFC Battle Night occasion on Aug 21 at an occasion which doesn’t presently have actually a revealed area, location or broadcast strategy.

2 individuals with understanding of the match verified the reservation in between Pantoja (23-5 Mixed Martial Arts, 7-3 UFC) and Royval (12-5 Mixed Martial Arts, 2-1 UFC) to Mixed Martial Arts Addict however asked to stay confidential since the promo has yet to make a main statement.

Pantoja will aim to string successive success for the very first time considering that April 2019. The Brazilian competitor has actually divided his previous 4 octagon looks, most just recently beating extremely promoted previous Rizin FF champ Manel Kape at UFC Battle Night 184 in February.

Royval has actually combated stiff competitors since signing up with the UFC lineup in Might 2020. After back-to-back “Fight of the Night” submission wins over Tim Elliott and Kai Kara-France, the 28-year-old Factory X fighter lost a No. 1 competitor bout to Brandon Moreno, when he was dropped in the preliminary through TKO at UFC 255.

With the addition, the UFC Battle Night lineup for Aug. 21 consists of:

  • Fabio Cherant vs. William Knight

  • Austin Hubbard vs. Vinc Pichel

  • Alexandre Pantoja vs. Brandon Royval

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.