Pedro Munhoz rematch delays ‘couldn’t hurt, just helped’

LAS VEGAS – Jimmie Rivera responded to media concerns on Thursday ahead of his bout at UFC Battle Night 186.

Rivera (23-4 Mixed Martial Arts, 7-3 UFC), who fulfills Pedro Munhoz (18-5 Mixed Martial Arts, 8-5 UFC) in a bantamweight match, went over the battle’s several hold-ups, what he keeps in mind from the very first time he battled his Brazilian challenger, his return back to 135 pounds, and more.

UFC Battle Night 186 occurs Saturday at the UFC Peak in Las Vegas. The whole card streams on ESPN+.

See the video above to see Rivera’s complete pre-fight schedule.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.