Welterweight prospect Alex Morono was left without an opponent after Sheldon Westcott was sidelined with an injury, but Florida’s unbeaten Niko Price, fresh from a first-round submission victory over Brandon Thatch at UFC 207, has stepped into battle Morono in a clash of 170-pound up and comers.
UFC Fight Night 104 will be held on February 4, 2017 at Toyota Center in Houston, Texas.
Morono (13-3), the former Legacy FC welterweight champion is riding a career best seven-fight winning streak. A UFC debut win over Kyle Noke was followed most recently by a unanimous decision win over James Moontasri at UFC on Fox: VanZant vs. Waterson.
The UFC Fight Night 104 fight card currently looks like this:
Dennis Bermudez vs. Chan Sung Jung
Alexa Grasso vs. Felice Herrig
Ovince Saint Preux vs. Jan Błachowicz
James Vick vs. Abel Trujillo
Justin Ledet vs. Dmitriy Sosnovskiy
Adam Milstead vs. Curtis Blaydes
Chas Skelly vs. Chris Gruetzemacher
Khalil Rountree vs. Daniel Jolly
Alex Morono vs. Niko Price
Tecia Torres vs. Bec Rawlings
Ricardo Ramos vs. Michinori Tanaka
Jéssica Andrade vs. Angela Hill