A bantamweight contest between John Dodson and Marlon Moraes has been added to UFC Fight Night 120, which takes place in Norfolk.
Farah Hannoun first reported the news on Twitter.
— Farah Hannoun (@Farah_Hannoun) September 1, 2017
Dodson (19-8 MMA, 8-3 UFC) has competed in both the bantamweight and flyweight division of the UFC. At flyweight, he has fought for the title twice, but has dropped decision losses to Demetrious Johnson both times. His only other loss in the UFC was a close split decision loss to John Lineker. The JacksonWink fighter is coming off a decision win over Eddie Wineland.
Moraes (18-5-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) was the WSOF Bantamweight Champion prior to signing for the UFC, he defended the belt five times. In his promotional debut, the Brazilian faced fellow countryman and top contender Raphael Assuncao at UFC 212, but after a close fight, Moraes was on the wrong end of a split decision.
UFC Fight Night 120 takes place live from the Ted Constant Convocation Centre in Norfolk, Virginia, on November 11, 2017. The card is set to be headlined by a lightweight contest between Anthony Pettis and Dustin Poirier.