The UFC flyweight division is getting busy.
An 125-pound bout between David Dvorak and Raulian Paiva has been booked for a UFC Fight Night event May 22. Both fighters confirmed the news on social media following a report by AgFight.
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Dvorak (19-3 MMA, 2-0 UFC) currently is on a 15-fight winning streak. The bout against Paiva is the first booking Dvorak will have in 2021. He joined the UFC early 2020 and picked up decision wins over Bruno Silva and Jordan Espinosa. He’s currently ranked No. 10 in the UFC’s official flyweight rankings.
Brazil’s Paiva, ranked No. 11, (20-3 MMA, 2-2 UFC) hasn’t competed since August 2020. Paiva was supposed to fight Amir Albazi in October, but had to withdraw due to injury. Paiva has won two fights in a row, which broke a two-fight losing skid that marked his start in the UFC.