Jimmie Rivera issues statement following KO loss to Marlon Moraes

Jimmie Rivera was riding a huge wave of momentum heading into last night’s UFC Fight Night 131 event in Utica.

The 28-year-old entered his event headlining contest with Marlon Moraes on the heels of a sensational twenty-fight win…

The general consensus among fight fans and media members was if Rivera could defeat Moraes in impressive fashion at last night’s UFC Utica event, he would thus become the obvious number one contender at bantamweight.