Mike Perry steps in to battle Alex Oliveira at UFC Fort Lauderdale

It didn’t take lengthy for the UFC to discover a new opponent for Alex Oliveira.

Welterweight striker Mike Perry will substitute Jingliang Li and face “Cowboy” at UFC Fort Lauderdale in Dawn, Florida, on April 27, a number of sources instructed MMA Combating. ESPN first reported the information.

Perry (12-Four) is trying to bounce again from a first-round defeat to Donald Cerrone in November. Previous to struggling the primary stoppage lack of his UFC profession, “Platinum” beat Paul Felder through break up choice at UFC 226.

Oliveira (20-6-1, 2 no-contests) will even try and rebound from a submission loss, a second-round rear-naked choke defeat to Gunnar Nelson in December. “Cowboy” tapped Carlos Condit and Carlo Pedersoli in his different UFC appearances in 2018.

UFC’s return to Florida will air stay on ESPN and have a five-round rematch between middleweights Yoel Romero and Ronaldo Souza in the principle occasion. The cardboard takes place on the BB&T Middle.

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