Maki Pitolo, MMA fighter, is moving to UFC middleweight division to participate Byrd vs Pitolo live fight at UFC 250 on June 6, 2020.
Maki Pitolo who contain 12-5 MMA and 0-1 UFC records, will fight with Charles Byrd who is the Contender Series Signee of fellow Dana White in a matchup of 185 pound at UFC 250 on June 6, 2020. The booking of this Byrd vs Pitolo live bout at UFC 250 was announced by the promotion of UFC during the broadcast of UFC 249 on May 9.
Though UFC does not officially confirm the venue or location of UFC 250 on June 6 but the UFC Apex in Las Vegas could be the venue of this upcoming UFC event. However, the resumption of combat sports like MMA in Nevada state is pending yet. Just like UFC 249 in Florida, there is a possibility that UFC 250 will take place at UFC Apex in Las Vegas in front on no fans on June 6, 2020. As ESPN is the promotion partner of UFC, the main card of UFC 250 will be air on PPV with following prelims likely on ESPN+ as well as ESPN.
Maki Pitolo made his promotional debut at the welterweight division of UFC at UFC 243 on October 2019. Maki Pitolo was get upset by a unanimous decision lose to Callan Potter who is his home country MMA fighter. After that, in Februay 2020, Maki Pitolo was scheduled to fight with Takashi Sato in a UFC bout but that bout against Takashi Sato was canceled due to the illness of Maki Pitolo when Pitolo was cutting his weight.
On the other side Charles Byrd who contain 10-6 MMA and 1-2 UFC records, comes out of his back to back two lose in a row at UFC against Darren Stewart and Edmen Shahbazyan. Byrd was finished with strikes with this two lose after winning his debut fight in UFC against John Phillips in March 2018.
Byrd vs Pitolo live fight at UFC 250 on June 6 is the fourth fight of Charles Byrd in UFC career where he would try his level best to back in form and show no mercy to his opponent at all. Its going to be a very tough fight at UFC 250.