Donald Cerrone has a new opponent this Saturday at UFC Vegas 26, Alex “The Excellent White” Morono.
Marcell Dorff of MMA DNA broke the information of the substitute on Monday, shortly immediately after Giga Chikadze volunteered to replace Sanchez to struggle Cerrone in the main function. As of this producing, there still is no official primary party for the UFC Vegas 26 card, as the targeted bout amongst Marina Rodriguez and Michelle Waterson is at the moment suffering from some logistical road blocks. Cerrone was originally meant to combat Diego Sanchez in what was likely to be the farewell bout for Sanchez, but Sanchez was abruptly produced immediately after a falling out among UFC management and Sanchez’s crew.
Cerrone will not have an straightforward replacement in Morono, who is the winner of four of his past six fights. Morono is a 5-12 months veteran of the UFC and has an total marketing history of 7-4. A tough-nosed competitor like Cerrone, Morono has only been finished two times in his qualified job and only as soon as in the UFC. In his most new bout, Morono faced a further veteran of the video game, Anthony Pettis, in what was Pettis’ ultimate UFC bout. He will appear for a greater end result versus Cerrone to bounce again from his choice decline to Pettis previous December.
Donald Cerrone has not fought because September 2020, which by his standards is an extremely lengthy layoff. In his most recent bout, Cerrone was in a no-contest against Niko Value. Prior to that, he had misplaced four consecutive fights. Just after getting rid of to Price, White expressed uncertainty about Cerrone’s foreseeable future in the UFC. At 38 yrs aged, Cowboy just can’t afford to make it a sixth straight combat with no a victory in any other case, this could be the closing fight of his remarkably long lasting Zuffa run that dates back again to 2007 less than the WEC umbrella.
With the addition of this welterweight scrap, the up to date lineup for UFC Vegas 26 consists of the subsequent bouts:
Neil Magny vs. Geoff Neal
Diego Ferreira vs. Gregor Gillespie
Donald Cerrone vs. Alex Morono
Angela Hill vs. Amanda Ribas
Philipe Lins vs. Ben Rothwell
Maurice Greene vs. Marcos Rogerio de Lima
Ryan Benoit vs. Zarrukh Adashev
Damir Hadzovic vs. Nikolas Motta
Christian Aguilera vs. Carlston Harris
Francisco Figueredo vs. Jimmy Flick
Roxanne Modafferi vs. Taila Santos
Tafon Nchukwi vs. Jun Yong Park
Who do you think wins this limited-see struggle involving Donald Cerrone and Alex Morono?