Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans told MMA Fighting that Muniz vs. Du Plessis will serve on the Dec. 11 fight card. The matchup was first reported by ESPN.com. event’s location and venue have not been announced yet.
Muniz, who is tied for No. 13 in the MMA Fighting Global Rankings, is fresh off the biggest win of his career, a bone-snapping submission of perennial contender Jacare Souza at UFC 262 that marked his third straight octagon win.