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UFC 223: Ray Borg vs. Brandon Moreno added

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The UFC announced on Jan. 31 that flyweights No.3 American Ray Borg (11-3-0) and No.7 Mexican Brandon Moreno (14-4-0) have been shuffled from the UFC Fight Night 126 card to April’s UFC 223 card in Brooklyn.

An injury to Moreno pushed the fight back.

Moreno, 24, had a three-fight win streak snapped by Sergio Pettis at UFC Fight Night 114 in August.

Borg, 24, most recently lost to champion Demetrious Johnson at UFC 216 in October 2017. Previously, “The Tasmanian Devil” had recorded five wins in his past six bouts.

UFC 223 is scheduled for April 7 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Current bouts include:

Tony Ferguson (23-3-0) vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov (25-0-0)

Al Iaquinta (13-3-1) vs. Paul Felder (15-3-0)

Ray Borg (11-3-0) vs. Brandon Moreno (14-4-0)

Mairbek Taisumov (26-5-0) vs. Evan Dunham (18-6-1)

Joe Lauzon (27-14-0) vs. Chris Gruetzemacher (13-3-0)

Rose Namjunas (7-3-0) vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk (14-1-0)

Felice Herrig (14-6-0) vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz (11-2-0)

More bouts are expected to be announced.


Kenai is a former Postmedia Network online news and sports editor. He is the Editor-in-Chief for MMA Crossfire.

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