Jimmy Crute vs Alonzo Menifield Rematch Set for UFC 290

Jimmy Crute vs Alonzo Menifield UFC 284

A new light heavyweight bout was added to the match card of UFC 290

According to the latest reports, a much-anticipated rematch between Jimmy Crute and Alonzo Menifield will take place at UFC 290 on July 8, 2023. 

The matchup was first reported by a Twitter user named bigskinny, which was later confirmed by Marcel Dorff of Eurosports as well. 

Jimmy Crute and Alonzo Menifield faced each other at UFC 284, but the fight ended in a majority draw. A point was deducted from Menifield’s card after he grabbed the fence, and the match ended up in a draw. 

Before this match, Jimmy Crute had two consecutive losses whereas Menifield had two back-to-back wins. Crute is coming off losses against Jamahal Hill and Anthony Smith. On the other hand, Menifield won his matches against Misha Cirkunov and Askar Mozharov. 

Now, it remains to be seen which one of these fighters will prevail when they face each other for the second time at UFC 290 on July 8. 

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