Report: Luke Jumeau Faces Dhiego Lima At UFC 243


A welterweight division attraction has been added to UFC 243 according to ESPN as Luke Jumeau is going to be in action against Dhiego Lima

Jumeau (13-4-0) has won two of three bouts under the UFC banner, with those victories coming over the duo of Dominique Steele and Daichi Abe. Jumeau has competed a total of three times under the UFC banner and all three of those encounters went the distance. Jumeau is undefeated thus far when competing on UFC pay-per-view cards, having defeated the aforementioned Abe by unanimous decision at UFC 221

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Lima (14-7-0) enters the contest while in the midst of a two fight winning streak, with those wins coming over the duo of Chad Laprise and Court McGee. Lima is in the midst of his second run with the UFC and the fighter holds an overall record of 3-6-0 in the promotion. Lima made it to the finals of the UFC Ultimate Fighter 25, but suffered a second round submission loss to Jesse Taylor in that final fight

UFC 243 takes place on Saturday, October 5 from the Marvel Stadium in Melbourne, Australia with Robert Whittaker and Israel Adesanya headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, with a post-show podcast to follow.

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