A trio of stunt fighters have been inserted to the UFC’s come back to Rio de Janeiro.
At a press conference in Rio on Thursday, officials declared that a welterweight connection between Warlley Alves along with Sergio Moraes, and also a lightweight connection between Thiago Moises and also Kurt Holobaugh are reserved for UFC 237 on May 11.
Alves (12-3) and Moraes (14-4-1) equally experienced losses in their recent excursions, with Alves shedding through second-round TKO to James Krause in UFC Lincoln, and Moraes dropping a unanimous conclusion to Anthony Rocco Martin in UFC Wichita. The two UFC veterans are all products of this Brazilian edition of, with Alves winning season three’s middleweight tournament and Moraes competing at the middle-weight finals of one.
Moises (11-3), who hails from Sao Paulo, is a former Legacy Fighting Alliance rival who made his UFC contract with a triumph on . In his Octagon introduction last Novemberhe lost to Beneil Dariush via unanimous choice.
Holobaugh (17-6) is currently in his second stint with the UFC after also being signed off of the Contender Series. He is seeking his first triumph in the advertisements following three full attempts. His last two struggles have observed him finished with Shane Burgos along with Raoni Barcelos.
UFC 237 will be headlined with way of a straWWEight title bout between champion Rose Namajunas along with challenger Jessica Andrade. The major card airs go on pay per view on May 11 and happens at Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Watch the updated card below (pre-order order to be ascertained ):
Warlley Alves vs. Sergio Moraes
Thiago Moises vs. Kurt Holobaugh