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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