A new flyweight bout has been added to the UFC’s return to Mexico.
Undefeated prospects Joseph Morales and Roberto Sanchez have been scheduled to meet at UFC Fight Night 114 on Aug. 5. This bout will mark both fighters’ promotional debut. UFC Español announced the news on Monday morning.
Roberto Sanchez, who currently sports a professional MMA record of 7-0, is the currently LFA flyweight champion. The 31-year-old got a hold of gold in late June at LFA 14 where he submitted Jerome Rivera in the third round. Sanchez has five submission victories on his record. Meanwhile, his opponent Joseph Morales is 8-0 in his fighting career. The 22-year-old fighter last fought in March where he stopped Sean Santella at CFFC 64. Morales trains out of Team Alpha Male and was recently featured in Dana White ‘Looking for a Fight’.
UFC Fight Night 114 will go down at the Arena Ciudad de Mexico in Mexico City, Mexico. Top UFC flyweight contenders Brandon Moreno and Sergio Pettis are scheduled to headline the event.
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