Kyler Phillips now faces Raulivan Paiva at UFC Vegas 32 with Raphael Assuncao out


Kyler Phillips will not be dealing with Raphael Assuncao on July 24 at UFC Vegas 32.

Assuncao posted a photograph on Instagram the place he revealed he tore his bicep. Shortly after that, Brazilian outlet, Combate reported that Assuncao was out of the bout and Phillips will now be preventing Paiva on July 24. MyMMANews was capable of affirm the information with sources near the state of affairs.

Kyler Phillips (9-1) is at the moment ranked 14th at bantamweight and is coming off a call win over Tune Yadong at UFC 259 in March. It was the most important win of his profession and improved his UFC file to 3-0. His different wins had been a TKO over Cameron Else and a call win over Gabriel Silva. The 26-year-old was on the Contender Collection in 2017 and scored a first-round TKO over James Grey. But, as a substitute of getting a UFC contract, he went on TUF 27 and misplaced by majority determination to Brad Katona within the first spherical of the present.

Raulivan Paiva (20-3), in the meantime, is coming off back-to-back wins and can now be again at bantamweight. Final outing, the Brazilian earned a call win over Zhalgas Zhumagulov at UFC 251 in a flyweight bout. He’s at the moment ranked twelfth at flyweight and previous to the win on Battle Island, he scored a KO win over Mark De La Rosa. Paiva did lose his first two UFC fights as he misplaced a cut up determination to Kai Kara-France and a TKO loss to Rogerio Bontorin.

With the addition of Phillips vs. Paiva, UFC Vegas 32 is now as follows:

  • Cory Sandhagen vs. TJ Dillashaw
  • Aspen Ladd vs. Macy Chiasson
  • Adrian Yanez vs. Randy Costa
  • Punahele Soriano vs. Brendan Allen
  • Shamil Abdurakhimov vs. Chirs Daukaus
  • Kyler Phillips vs. Raulivan Paiva
  • Maycee Barber vs. Miranda Maverick
  • Trevin Jones vs. Tony Kelley
  • Mickey Gall vs. Jordan Williams
  • Ian Heinisch vs. Nassourdine Imavov
  • Julio Arce vs. Andre Ewell
  • Darren Elkins vs. Darrick Minner
  • Cameron Else vs. Aaron Phillips
  • Sijara Eubanks vs. Priscila Cachoeira


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