Anthony Pettis vs. Alex Morono Verbally Agreed For December 19th UFC Card

With only a few weeks until UFC’s final event of the year on December 19th, a bout between Anthony Pettis and Alex Morono has been added to the lineup. The fight was first reported by Brett Okamoto of ESPN.

The matchup, which has been verbally agreed upon, will join a large card that is scheduled to happen at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

Morono and Pettis both returned to the win column in their last fight.

Pettis competed at UFC 249 in May, defeating Donald Cerrone via decision after three rounds. The fight concluded a two-fight skid that had losses against Nate Diaz and Diego Ferreira.

Morono last competed in November, where he took a decision victory over Rhys McKee. He previously fought in February, where Khaos Williams stopped him with strikes in only 27 seconds.

Pettis and Morono join a card which now has 15 fights reported for it in total.

Bout 15: Stephen Thompson (15-4-1) vs. Geoff Neal (13-2) (Welterweight)

Bout 14: Marcin Tybura (20-6) vs. Greg Hardy (7-2) (Heavyweight)

Bout 13: Marlon Moraes (23-7-1) vs. Rob Font (17-4) (Bantamweight)

Bout 12: Misha Cirkunov (15-5) vs. Ryan Spann (18-6) (Light Heavyweight)

Bout 11: Jose Aldo (28-7) vs. Marlon Vera (18-6-1) (Bantamweight)

Bout 10: Michel Pereira (24-11) vs. Khaos Williams (11-1) (Welterweight)

Bout 9: Alexandre Pantoja (22-5) vs. Manel Kape (15-4) (Flyweight)

Bout 8: Belal Muhammad (17-3) vs. Dhiego Lima (15-7) (Welterweight)

Bout 7: Deron Winn (6-2) vs. Antonio Braga Neto (9-3) (Middleweight)

Bout 6: Pannie Kianzad (13-5) vs. Sijara Eubanks (6-5) (Bantamweight)

Bout 5: Tafon Nchukwi (4-0) vs. Jamie Pickett (11-4) (Middleweight)

Bout 4: Rick Glenn (21-6-1) vs. Carlton Minus (10-2) (Lightweight)

Bout 3: Matt Schnell (14-5) vs. Tyson Nam (20-11-1) (Flyweight)

Bout 2: Drako Rodriguez (7-1) vs. Aiemann Zahabi (7-2) (Bantamweight)

Bout 1: Anthony Pettis (23-10) vs. Alex Morono (18-6) (Welterweight)

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