Report: RFA champ Pedro Munhoz inks UFC deal, will meet Raphael Assuncao at UFC 170

Two week, no problem. This seems to be a recurring theme of late as fighters are forced off cards with injuries and a replacement is signed to fill in on short notice. It’s the dream though right. Yet again another Resurrection Fighting Alliance champion has gotten the call up to the UFC. RFA bantamweight champ Pedro Munhoz (10-0) has landed a contract and a fight in about two weeks.

Pro MMA Now Radio returns tonight with cast from RFA 10 at 9 p.m. ET

The podcast returns tonight at Pro MMA Now Radio welcomes in four men looking to further their career next Friday at Resurrection Fighting Alliance 10. It all starts with Luis Saldana (@SaldanaMMA) at 9 p.m. as he joins the show to talk about his co-main event tussle with Justin Lawrence. Saldana is the local MCC champion and will bring the fans with him as he is the hometown gu

Pedro Munhoz: ‘I’m ready to go to the UFC’ *VIDEO*

ProMMAnow.com reporter Dan “The Wolfman” Theodore caught up with undefeated bantamweight Pedro Munhoz (9-0) following his five-round split decision title win over veteran Jeff Curran (who retired after the fight) at RFA 9 this past weekend. Munhoz shared his thoughts on the fight, how he felt going a full five rounds for the first time in his pro career, and he also discussed many of the technical aspects of the fight.

RFA 9 quick results, Munhoz takes bantamweight title

The RFA 9 event took place on Friday night in Los Angeles at the StubHub Center while airing LIVE on AXS TV. The main event saw Pedro Munhoz (9-0) defeat long time MMA veteran Jeff Curran (34-16-1) to win the vacant RFA bantamweight title via split decision. Curran officially retired from MMA following the loss to Munhoz.

Pro MMA Now Radio returns tonight with Kevin Casey, Pedro Munhoz, James Wilson and Ed Soares at 9 p.m. ET

Pro MMA Now Radio is back tonight with a Resurrection Fighting Alliance takeover. RFA 9 goes down next Friday at the Stub Hub Center in L.A. and every fight on the card looks to have great potential with fresh talent on the rise. Tonight we will break down the card and talk to some of the names you’ll be hearing and the people you will be watching live on AXS TV on August 16th.

UFC on FUEL TV 3 undercard: Dos Anjos, McKenzie, Rivera victorious

Rafael dos Anjos

Rafael dos Anjos, Cody McKenzie, Brad Tavares, and Francisco Rivera were among the winners on the facebook portion of the UFC on FUEL TV 3 card in Fairfax, Va.

UFC on FUEL TV 3 LIVE results and play-by-play

ProMMAnow.com (www.prommanow.com) is on the scene at the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Va., for tonight’s UFC on FUEL TV 3 card which features a featherweight match-up between Dustin Poirier and “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung in the main event.