Kris Moutinho returns after Sean O’Malley battle, faces Aaron Phillips in second UFC project on Oct. 23

Regardless of accepting a combat towards Sean O’Malley on quick discover, Kris Moutinho nonetheless confirmed a ton of coronary heart and endurance in his UFC debut however in the end nonetheless got here away on the mistaken finish of a TKO loss again in July.

Now Moutinho will search to get his first win contained in the octagon when he returns on Oct. 23 to face Aaron Phillips on the upcoming UFC Combat Evening card headlined by middleweights Paulo Costa and Marvin Vettori. Information of the combat was first reported by MMA Junkie.

Whereas Moutinho didn’t get a win in his first UFC look, he definitely gained a variety of followers for his gutsy efficiency the place he absorbed a ridiculous quantity of injury over the course of the combat earlier than O’Malley lastly put him away late within the third spherical.

Moutinho will look to bounce again when he returns in October towards Phillips, who’s coming off a second-round submission loss to Jack Shore in his lone combat within the UFC to this point.

Previous to that setback, Phillips had rattled off 5 straight wins to earn his spot on the UFC roster and he’ll search to get a win over Moutinho after his final combat happened in July 2020.

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