It looks like a top bantamweight contender will be decided at UFC 238 if Pedro Munhoz and Aljamain Sterling throwdown as expected.
The news was first reported by ESPN’s Ariel Helwani.
UFC is a discussing a bantamweight fight between contenders Pedro Munhoz and Aljamain Sterling for UFC 238 on June 8 in Chicago, according to sources. The fight is not finalized yet, but that's the current direction.— Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) April 4, 2019
UFC 238 will take place on June 8 in Chicago, Illinois. The main event will crown a new bantamweight champion after T.J. Dillashaw relinquished the title due to a failed USADA drug test.
While either Henry Cejudo or Marlon Moraes will leave Chicago with the 135-pound title, the winner of the Munhoz – Sterling fight should become the de facto No. 1 contender.
Munhoz is riding an impressive three-fight winning streak. He most recently defeated former champion Cody Garbrandt at UFC 235. As for Sterling. He is also on a three-fight winning streak. His last loss came at the hands of Moraes who competes in the main event of the evening.