Today @UFCEspanol announced that the #4 ranked Jussier Formiga will collide with the # 5 ranked John Moraga. The Flyweight match-up is set to take place at UFC on Fox 13 at the U.S Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona, on December 13, 2014.
Formiga (17-3) is currently riding a 2 fight win streak with his latest win over Zach Makovsky at UFC Fight Night 47 and prior to that he earned himself a submission win over Scott Jorgenson via a rear naked choke.
John Moraga (15-3) lost his Championship opportunity to Mighty mouse via arm bar in 2013, but has since then has picked up 2 out of 3 alternating wins in the Cage. His latest win was earlier this month over Justin Scoggins with a second round submission via Guillotine Choke at UFC Fight Night – Jacare vs. Mousasi 2. Prior to that, he lost to John Dodson and pulled off a split decision win over Dustin Ortiz.
UFC on Fox 13
Heavyweight: Junior Dos Santos vs. Stripe Mioic
Heavyweight: Alistair Overeem vs. Stefan Struve
Lightweight: Jamie Varner vs. Drew Dober
Middleweight: Ed Herman vs. Derek Brunson
Lightweight: Joe Ellenberger vs. Bryan Barnerena
Heavyweight: Matt Mitrione vs. Gabriel Gonzaga
Welterweight: Ben Saunders vs. Joe Riggs
Flyweight: John Moraga vs. Jussier Formiga