Ismail Bonfim vs Vinc Pichel Reported for UFC San Paulo on Nov 4

Ismail Bonfim vs Vinc Pichel UFC San Paulo
Ismail Bonfim(left), Vinc Pichel(right)

Ismail Bonfim and Vinc Pichel are set to fight at UFC San Paulo Fight Night as per a report.

Nolan King on MMA Junkie reported that Bonfim vs Pichel bout for UFC’s event on November 4 in Brazil. They will fight in the lightweight division(155 lbs).

Ismail Bonfim will feature on the second event in a row in his home country, Brazil. He made his UFC debut at UFC 283 this year in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, after earning the contract through Dana White Contender Series 2022 season.

Bonfim was successful in that bout with a knockout win over Terrance McKinney. He lost his second bout though, as he lost to Benoit Saint-Denis at UFC Vegas 76 via submission. He replaced Vinc Pichel in that bout, who had to withdraw due to injury.

That was the second time in a row that Pichel had to withdraw due to injury. He last fought at UFC 273 where he lost to Mark O. Madsen via unanimous decision. Before that, Pichel won 3 fights in a row, beating Roosevelt Roberts, Jim Miller and Austin Hubbard. Pichel’s UFC record stands at 7-3.

UFC Sao Paulo is set to take place at Ginásio do Ibirapuera in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on November 4. Jailton Almeida vs Curtis Blaydes bout is expected to headline the event. Eduarda Moura vs So Yul Kim bout was also reported for the event earlier this month.

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