John Moraga draws Dustin Ortiz at UFC on FOX in Atlanta
Former UFC flyweight contender John Moraga will get back in
action at UFC Fight Night in Atlanta when he faces top prospect
Moraga (13-2) was originally scheduled to be a part of the
upcoming UFC on FOX card in Sacramento on Dec 14, but an injury
forced him out of his bout against fellow flyweight Darren
Luckily for Moraga the injury wasn’t serious and he will be able
to compete again almost exactly a month later when he returns at
UFC Fight Night in Atlanta.
Hoping to take another step forward in the division will be
Ortiz (12-2), who just made his UFC debut in November when he
defeated Jose Maria Tome by TKO in the third round.
Training under the tutelage of Duke Roufus where he works with
other top UFC fighters like lightweight champion Anthony Pettis,
Ortiz is considered a rising star at 125 pounds but he will be
taking a decided step up in competition facing Moraga.
The fight between Moraga and Ortiz is the latest addition to the
UFC Fight Night card in Atlanta headlined by former Strikeforce
champion Luke Rockhold as he faces Costa Philippou in the main