Bantamweight Fight Added To UFC’s October Canada Card

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Jerrod Sanders will move from lightweight to bantamweight at UFC Fight Night 54, taking on former Resurrection Fighting Alliance champion Pedro Munhoz.

Set for October 4 from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, the card features a main event between Rory MacDonald and Tarec Saffiedine. FOX Sports 1 is expected to televise the main card.

Sanders (14-2) lost his Octagon debut to Yosdenis Cedeno at lightweight earlier this year. The loss snapped a 12-fight win streak for him.

Munhoz (11-1) has split two UFC fights, defeating Matt Hobar after falling to Raphael Assuncao.

Below is the current lineup:

Welterweight: Rory MacDonald vs. Tarec Saffiedine

Bantamweight: Raphael Assuncao vs. Bryan Caraway

Female Strawweight: Paige VanZant vs. Kailin Curran

Welterweight: Nordine Taleb vs. Li Jingliang

Bantamweight: Mitch Gagnon vs. Aljamain Sterling

Welterweight: Albert Tumenov vs. Matt Dwyer

Middleweight: Elias Theodorou vs. Bruno Santos

Lightweight: Chad Laprise vs. Yosdenis Cedeno

Lightweight: Olivier Aubin-Mercier vs. Jake Lindsey

Lightweight: Jason Saggo vs. Paul Felder

Bantamweight: Pedro Munhoz vs. Jerrod Sanders

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