The promotion recently confirmed the pairing. UFC Fight Night 126
takes place at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas, on Feb. 18
and is headlined by a 170-pound tilt between Donald
Cerrone and Yancy
Medeiros. Burkman vs. Morono will serve as the first
preliminary bout on UFC Fight Pass, which begins at 5:30 p.m.
Burkman enters the bout on a four-fight losing streak. “The
People’s Warrior” last appeared at UFC 214, where he suffered a
first-round knockout loss to Drew Dober.
Burkman has also fallen to Michel
Prazeres, Zak Ottow and
Felder during his current skid.
Morono last appeared at UFC Fight Night 117, where he dropped a
split decision against Keita
Nakamura. “The Great White” owns a 13-4 career mark that
includes triumphs over James
Moontasri and Kyle Noke in