Alex Morono’s wish to face Dhiego Lima at UFC 247 has been fulfilled.
The organization announced the fight on Thursday morning.
Morono after switching teams to Fortis MMA has won his three fights. In his last fight, he beat Max Griffin by a unanimous decision at UFC Tampa. The American will now see action in his hometown.
His rival, Dhiego Lima, is also on a run of three consecutive victories. The two-time finalist of The Ultimate Fighter comes from beating Luke Jumeau by the split decision in UFC 243.