Jason vs. Stephens Moves from Fight Night 29 to Fight Night 32

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Rony Jason (13-3) and Jeremy “Lil Heathen” Stephens (21-9) were expected to face off at UFC Fight Night 29, until Jason due to a lumbar hernia would not be cleared for the event. Instead the bout has been moved back one month to UFC Fight Night 32.

Both Fight Nights are taking place in Brazil and the change of date is from October 9, to November 9.

Jason became the first TUF Brazil winner with a decision win over Godofredo Pepey. Since then Jason has submitted TUF Smashes alum Mike Wilkinson and knocked out TUF 16 alum Sam Scilia

After deciding to move to Featherweight, the decision pay off as Stephens debuted in the weight class earning a unanimous decision win over Estevan Payan, ending a streak that saw the “lil Heathen” defeated by Anthony Pettis (SD), Donald Cerrone (UD) and Yves Edwards (KO).

UFC Fight Night 32 will be held at the Goiania Arena in Goiania, Brazil. The main event will see at Light Heavyweight the 2nd clash of Vitor Belfort & Dan Henderson.

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