Edson Barboza vs. Bryce Mitchell within the works for UFC occasion on March 5

A basic striker vs. grappler match is at the moment within the works as Edson Barboza is predicted to tackle Bryce Mitchell on the upcoming UFC Combat Night time occasion scheduled on March 5.

A number of sources confirmed the matchup to MMA Combating on Thursday with verbal agreements in place for each athletes. MMA Junkie initially reported the information.

Barboza (22-10) will look to return to the win column after falling to Giga Chikadze in his final outing again in August. Previous to that setback, Barboza had rattled off two straight wins together with a powerful knockout over Shane Burgos.

As for Mitchell (14-0), he’ll look to remain undefeated in his profession, which incorporates 5 consecutive wins within the UFC. The Arkansas native seems to be a severe featherweight prospect on the rise after incomes wins over Andre Fili and Charles Rosa in latest fights.

Mitchell will now take a step up in competitors to face off with the veteran Barboza when the 2 featherweights meet in March.

As of now, no foremost occasion or location for the March 5 card has been introduced.

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