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UFC 224: Mina vs. Emeev, Heinz vs. Ramos confirmed

The UFC confirmed a welterweight bout yesterday for Rio de Janiero’s UFC 224 in May.

Unbeaten Brazilian Alberto Mina (13-0-0) will take on Dagestan’s Ramazan Emeev (16-3-0).

Mina, 35, defeated Mike Pyle by unanimous decision in his last bout, but has only fought five times in the past seven years.

Meanwhile, Emeev, 30, is a former 2017 M1-Global middleweight champion. He decisioned Sam Alvey in his last fight at UFC Fight Night 118 in October 2017.

Earlier, the UFC confirmed a previously reported matchup of German Nick Hein (14-2-1) and Davi Ramos (7-2-0).

UFC 224 is scheduled for May 12 at the Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

More bouts are expected to be announced.



Kenai is a former Postmedia Network online news and sports editor. He is the Editor-in-Chief for MMA Crossfire.

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