Renato Moicano vs. Jai Herbert targeted for UFC's June 26 event

Renato Moicano vs. Jai Herbert targeted for UFC’s June 26 event

Renato Moicano is looking to get back on the winning track and on June 26 he’ll have the chance to do that.

Moicano (14-4-1) will fight former Cage Warriors champion Jai Herbert in a lightweight bout scheduled for a UFC Fight Night on Jun 26. MMA Junkie was first to report the news of the fight.

The 31-year-old Moicano has lost three of his last four fights in which is the toughest stretch of career. He lost back-to-back by TKO to former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo and former title challenger Chan Sung Jung, who is also known as “The Korean Zombie.” Following the losses, he snuck back into the win column with a 44-second submission over Damir Hadzovic. However, after that win, he suffered another knockout defeat to Rafael Fiziev at UFC 256.

Renato Moicano
Renato Moicano looks across the octagon during a fight in March 2020.

Herbert (10-2) made his octagon debut over in July against Francisco Trinaldo. Herbert had two success rounds in the fight before Trinaldo brutally knocked him out in the final round.

A current list of fights announced or the UFC’s June 26 event are listed below:

Ciryl Gane vs. Alexander Volkov
Maxim Grishin vs. Ovince Saint Preux
Anthony Hernandez vs. Punahele Soriano
Tim Elliott vs. Su Mudaerji
Michel Prazeres vs. Shavkat Rakhmonov
Justin Jaynes vs. Charles Rosa
Ed Herman vs. Danilo Marques
Raoni Barcelos vs. Timur Valiev
Jai Herbert vs. Renato Moicano

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