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Bryce Mitchell vs. Charles Rosa in the works for UFC Oklahoma City

Bryce Mitchell (pictured) is in talks to fight Charles Rosa in a featherweight bout at UFC Oklahoma City on May 2
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

“Thug Nasty” could be seeing “Boston Strong” in the cage soon.

MMA Fighting confirmed with sources that Bryce Mitchell (12-0) and Charles Rosa (12-3) are in talks to meet in a featherweight bout at the UFC’s upcoming Fight Night show in Oklahoma City, Okla., at Chesapeake Energy Arena on May 2.

The matchup was first reported by

Mitchell, 25, is 3-0 since signing with the UFC off of The Ultimate Fighter 27. In his most recent fight at UFC on ESPN 7, he authored one of the best submissions of 2019, a first-round twister of Matt Sayles. It was the Arkansas native’s first UFC submission and ninth in his career overall.

Massachusetts’s Rosa is also coming off of a win, a first-round armbar submission of Manny Bermudez at UFC on ESPN 6. The 33-year-old has alternated wins and losses in his six UFC appearances thus far.

UFC Oklahoma City is currently scheduled to be headlined by a middleweight bout between Jack Hermansson and former UFC champion Chris Weidman. The main card will air live on the ESPN+ streaming service.

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