UFC Fight Night 35 has landed a flyweight bout between Dustin Ortiz and John Moraga. UFC officials have announced the fight that will take place in Duluth, GA on January 15th. The event is being headlined by middleweights Costa Philippou and Luke Rockhold.
— UFC (@ufc) December 5, 2013
Ortiz made his UFC debut in Brazil with a third round TKO victory over Jose Maria. The Tennessee native is a Strikeforce and Resurrection Fighting Alliance veteran who is riding a four fight winning streak. Ortiz has finished 9 of his 12 opponents and possesses strong submission skills as well as accurate striking.
Moraga is looking to bounce back after losing to flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson back in July. He was on a seven fight winning streak before that loss including wins over Chris Cariaso and Ulysses Gomez in his first two UFC outings.
For more on UFC Fight Night 35 stay close to ProMMAnow (www.prommanow.com). Here is a look at the fight card as it stands.
- Constantinos Philippou vs. Luke Rockhold
- Cole Miller vs. Sam Sicilia
- T.J. Dillashaw vs. Mike Easton
- Lorenz Larkin vs. Brad Tavares
- Adlan Amagov vs. Jason High
- Brian Houston vs. Trevor Smith
- Justin Edwards vs. Ramsey Nijem
- Yoel Romero vs. Derek Brunson
- Vinc Pichel vs. Garett Whiteley
- Dustin Ortiz vs. John Moraga