Alex Morono steps in on immediate peep to face Donald Cerrone at UFC Vegas 26

Donald Cerrone will remain on UFC Vegas 26 in any case.

Following a document from C. Contreras Legaspi, MMA Junkie confirmed that Cerrone is role to take on Alex Morono on this Saturday’s issue from Las Vegas. Cerrone became on the foundation scheduled to fight Diego Sanchez, however recent incidents referring to Sanchez’s cornerman/coach Joshua Fabia resulted in Sanchez’s liberate from the UFC roster.

Morono (18-7, 1 NC) is calling to ranking relieve in the take column after taking a unanimous decision defeat to primitive UFC and WEC mild-weight champion Anthony Pettis closing December. His total UFC ticket is 7-4 (1 NC), including stoppage wins over Josh Burkman and Zak Ottow, however in 2020 he went 1-2 with the aforementioned Pettis loss, a choice over Rhys McKee, and a transient KO defeat to Khaos Williams. He’s yet to lose consecutive fight sin his entire MMA occupation.

Cerrone (36-15, 2 NCs) is with out a take over his closing 5 fights, despite the truth that the accurate news for him is he didn’t lose against Niko Set in his most up-to-date time out this past September. At the foundation ruled a majority diagram, Set examined certain for marijuana and the result became flipped to a no contest. His four-fight shedding dash came against Tony Ferguson, Justin Gaethje, Conor McGregor, and Anthony Pettis. The closing take for ‘Cowboy’ came against Al Iaquinta at 155 lbs relieve in Would possibly well merely of 2019.

UFC Vegas 26 became purported to be headlined by primitive bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw against Cory Sandhagen, however that matchup has been postponed after Dillashaw suffered a scale back in coaching. A flyweight bout between females’s strawweight contenders Michelle Waterson and Marina Rodriguez is slated to be the change major match, however that’s no longer role correct yet.

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