Multiple outlets confirmed the pairing following an
initial report from ESPN’s Brett Okamoto. UFC Fight Night 112
takes place at Chesapeake Energy Arena on June 25 and will include
a featherweight scrap between B.J. Penn and
Siver. The card will be televised on Fox Sports 1.
Esparza has split a pair of bouts since losing the 115-pound title
Jedrzejczyk at UFC 185. “Cookie Monster” outpointed Juliana
Lima at UFC 197 before dropping a split verdict against
Markos in her most recent outing at UFC Fight Night 105. The
29-year-old Team Oyama representative is 11-4 over the course of a
pro career that also included stints with Invicta FC and Bellator
Moroz has won three of her first four UFC bouts, including a split
decision victory against Danielle
Taylor in her most recent outing at UFC Fight Night 92 this
past August. The 25-year-old Ukraine native made a splash in her
Octagon debut, submitting Joanne
Calderwood with a first-round armbar at UFC Fight Night 64.
Moroz owns an 8-1 career mark.