While Assuncao vs Garbrandt live fight is yet to be confirmed by the UFC authority on UFC 250 but the MMA fighting is reporting that the fight between this two MMA fighter will take place on June 6, 2020. Cody Garbrandt will return in the bantamweight division and look to kick all things off for the UFC 250 on June.
Cody Garbrandt (11-3) is on his three back to back losing streak since 2017. He dropped his UFC Bantamweight Title to T.J. Dillashaw in his first defense which he owns the title by defeated Dominick Cruz at UFC 207. Cody Garbrandt also lost the rematch with Dillashaw and another lost to Pedro Munhoz by KO at UFC 235.
On the other side, Raphael Assuncao (24-7) is on his back to back two fight skids. Last time he wins against Rob Font on 2018 and after that the 37 years old Raphael Assuncao lost his back to back two fight against Marlon Moraes and Cory Sandhagen in 2019.
Assuncao vs Garbrandt live fight was scheduled to happened at UFC Columbus on March 28 in this year. But Cody Garbrandt was force to back out of the fight due to his kidney issues, he felt some inflammation in the lymph nodes of his groin that time. Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic all over the world the whole event was taken off in that time as well as the fight between Cody Garbrandt and Raphael Assuncao.
For a while Cody Garbrandt has been teasing a move to UFC flyweight division from UFC bantamweight devision. Therefore, this fight could be the last bout at UFC bantamweight division for Cody Garbrandt. Though the location or venue of the UFC event which will take place on June 6 is yet to be announced and totally unknown to us but one area in all fan’s mind has been Jacksonville where the UFC hosting all their events in May this year.