Luis Pena Drops to Featherweight, Faces Steven Peterson at UFC Nashville on March 23
By: Tristen Critchfield Feb 11, 2019
Luis Pena will move to 145 pounds and meet Steven Peterson at UFC
Fight Night 148.
Multiple outlets confirmed the booking following an initial report
Latest. UFC Fight Night 148 takes place at Bridgestone Arena in
Nashville, Tenn., on March 23 and is headlined by a welterweight
showdown pitting Stephen Thompson against Anthony Pettis.
“Violent Bob Ross” scored a first-round submission of Richie
Smullen in his Octagon debut at “The Ultimate Fighter 27” finale
before dropping a split decision against Michael Trizano in his
sophomore outing at UFC Fight Night 139 this past November. The
25-year-old owns a 5-1 career record, with four wins coming via
Peterson is also 1-1 within the Las Vegas-based promotion. “Ocho”
dropped a unanimous verdict against Brandon Davis at UFC Fight
Night 126 before taking a split-decision triumph over Matt Bessette
at the “TUF 27” finale. The Texas native is 17-7 over the course of
a career that included stints in Bellator, Legacy Fighting
Championship and Legacy Fighting Alliance.