Rafael Estevam is set to make his UFC debut against Charles Johnson at UFC Vegas 82 event.
According to the report from NTRD MMA, Estevam and Johnson are set to clash in a flyweight bout at UFC’s November 18 Fight Night event in Las Vegas.
Rafael Estevam’s upcoming fight will mark his debut in the UFC. He has faced two canceled fights prior to this. The first was scheduled for UFC 288 against Zhalgas Zhumagulov, it was canceled because Estevam had a botched weight cut. The second fight was set for UFC Vegas 71 against Carlos Candelario, but it was called off after Candelario’s injury.
Estevam fought his last match at Dana White Contender Series 2022 event where he defeated João Elias by KO to earn IFC
Charles Johnson is currently on a two-fight losing streak. His recent bout was against Cody Durden at UFC Vegas 72 event where he was defeated by a unanimous decision. Johnson’s UFC record stands for 2-3-0.
UFC Vegas 82 event is scheduled for November 18 and it is expected to take place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. A bantamweight bout is also set for the event where Jose Johnson will face Chad Anheliger.