Immediately after an harm to Cody Garbrandt opened up a flyweight title prospect for Alex Perez, Moreno (17-5-1 MMA, 5-2-1 UFC) was remaining with out a matchup. The promotion took rapid action, however, reserving Royval (12-4 MMA, 2- UFC) to move in for a matchup with substantial enjoyment likely.
On Friday, Royval verified an earlier report from BJPenn.com that he’s stepping in.
UFC 255 requires location Nov. 21 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The most important card airs on pay-for every-check out following prelims anticipated to air on ESPN and stream on ESPN+.
Royval has sent huge time in his first two UFC appearances. He’s picked submission wins about Tim Elliott and Kai Kara-France, equally of which have gained him an added $50,000 fight-night time reward. He’ll test to keep that run alive in his 3rd octagon visual appearance.
Moreno is the style of fighter who could make for a “Fight of the Night time,” as the Mexican fighter is constantly entertaining. “The Assassin Baby’ is unbeaten in 3 fights given that returning to UFC for a 2nd stint in September 2019.
The hottest UFC 255 lineup now consists of:
- Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Alex Perez – for flyweight title
- Valentina Shevchenko vs. Jennifer Maia – for women’s flyweight title
- Brandon Moreno vs. Brandon Royval
- Ariane Lipski vs. Antonina Shevchenko
- Paul Craig vs. Mauricio Rua
- John Allan vs. Roman Dolidze
- Jared Gooden vs. Alan Jouban
- Robbie Lawler vs. Mike Perry
- Kyle Daukaus vs. Dustin Stoltzfus