Eric Correctly returns to the UFC, fights Gilbert Burns at UFC Fort Lauderdale

Eric Correctly is again to the UFC.

Seven years after making his final stroll to the Octagon, Correctly will return to the eight-sided cage to battle Gilbert Burns at UFC Fort Lauderdale on April 27, a number of sources instructed MMA Combating. Combate first reported the information.

Correctly (33-9-1) went 11-Zero-1 with seven stoppages since 2015, capped off by a second-round TKO earlier this month in Iowa. Correctly fought twice beneath the UFC banner in 2012, shedding by way of submission (calf slicer) to Charles Oliveira and a call to Jason Younger.

Burns (14-Three), who not too long ago tapped Gleison Tibau in a fight jiu-jitsu match, final fought within the UFC in December, defeating Olivier Aubin-Mercier by way of determination. “Durinho” received three out of his final 4 within the UFC, together with knockouts over Jason Saggo and Dan Moret.

UFC’s return to Florida might be headlined by a rematch between middleweights Yoel Romero and Ronaldo Souza. The occasion takes place on the BB&T Heart area and airs on ESPN.

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