MMA Junkie confirmed Corridor (15-9 MMA, 8-7 UFC) and Romero (13-5 MMA, 9-Four UFC) have agreed to combat on an undetermined card in August following an preliminary report of the reserving from ESPN on Tuesday. The promotion has a number of playing cards lined up all through the month, however the precise date has not been finalized.
Romero, No. 5 within the newest USA TODAY Sports activities/MMA Junkie MMA middleweight rankings, is coming off a title-fight loss to champion Israel Adesanya at UFC 248 in March. “The Soldier of God” is on a three-fight skid, together with his most up-to-date win being a knockout of Luke Rockhold at UFC 221 in February 2018.
He’ll try and get again on monitor towards Corridor, who has gained three of his previous 4. “Primetime” was alleged to combat Ronaldo Souza at UFC 249 in Could, however the combat was pulled the night time earlier than the occasion when “Jacare” examined optimistic for COVID-19 and was deemed ineligible to compete.