“The Rebel,” a former kickboxing champion with 83 bouts to his name, overcame a game Henrique da Silva at UFC Fight Night 117 Sept. 22 in his second MMA fight.
UFC 219 is scheduled for Dec. 30 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The current card includes:
Cynthia Calvillo (6-0-0) vs. Carla Esparza (12-4-0)
Dominick Cruz (22-2-0) vs. Jimmie Rivera (21-1-0)
Carlos Condit (30-10-0) vs. Neil Magny (18-6-0)
Louis Smolka (11-4-0) vs. Matthew Nicolau (12-1-1)
Gokhan Saki (1-1-0) vs. Khalil Rountree (6-2-0)