Fresh off his huge knockout at UFC Fight Night 193, Douglas Silva de Andrade already has his subsequent combat booked.
De Andrade (27-4 MMA, 5-4 UFC) meets Sergey Morozov (17-4 MMA, 1-1 UFC) on Feb. 12 at UFC 271. The location and venue has but to be introduced.
An individual with information of the matchup confirmed the reserving to MMA Junkie however requested to stay nameless as a result of the promotion has but to make an official announcement. Combate was first to report the information.
Brazil’s de Andrade has alternated wins and losses in his previous seven fights. In his return to 135 kilos, the 36-year-old scored a first-round “Performance of the Night” knockout of Gaetano Pirrello earlier this month. Following his win, de Andrade requested for a fast turnaround and he’ll get his want when he takes on Kazakhstan’s Morozov.
Winner of six of his previous seven, Morozov has break up his first two octagon appearances. After getting submitted by Umar Nurmagomedov in his promotional debut in January, the previous M-1 Global bantamweight champion rebounded with a unanimous choice win over Khalid Taha at UFC on ESPN 26 in July.