Luis Pena has his second fight set and it will be at 145 pounds.
After competing exclusively at lightweight, “Violent Bob Ross” will meet Steven Peterson at a featherweight bout at UFC Nashville on March 2-3. MMA Fighting supported the matchup with sources following an initial report from MMA Newest .
Pena (5-1) has been a cast member on. Before having to withdraw from the show because of a foot injury he won his opening round fight against Jose Martinez. His official UFC debut happened at The Ultimate Fighter 27 Finale, where he conquered housemate Richie Smullen by first-round entry. In his second UFC outing, Pena fell a split decision to champion Mike Trizano.
Peterson (17-7) also found a win at the TUF 27 Finale, beating Matt Bessette by split decision. He’s alternated losses and wins .
UFC Nashville takes place at Bridgestone Arena on March 2-3 and the main card will broadcast live on the ESPN+ streaming services.