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Miguel Baeza vs. Dhiego Lima on tap for April 16 UFC event

The UFC April schedule has been updated with an exciting welterweight bout.

Miguel Baeza and Diego Lima will face off at a UFC event on April 16, with venue and location yet to be announced. Sources with knowledge of the promotion’s plans have confirmed the MMA Fighting booking following an initial report from Best fights. Lima subsequently revealed the couple on social media.

Both fighters will aim to have two fights in one of the UFC’s busiest divisions.

After starting his professional career with a 10-0 scoreline, Baeza lost a unanimous decision to Santiago Ponzinibbio in one of the most spectacular fights of 2021 at UFC Vegas 28. Caramel Thunder returned to the octagon in November and was stopped in a third fight. Chaos Williams round at UFC Vegas 42.

Lima entered 2021 with a three-fight winning streak before losing to Belal Muhammed via unanimous decision at UFC 258 in February. The 31-year-old faced Matt Brown at UFC Vegas 29 and was knocked out with a vicious right hand in the second round.

Lima is currently 3-4 since returning to the UFC after earning a place in the finals in the comeback season Ultimate Fighter in 2017.