Alex Morono and Joaquin Buckley will clash at UFC Vegas 80 event in a middleweight bout.
The bout was listed on ESPN Fight Center page of the event. UFC Vegas 80 is set to take place on October 7, 2023.
Morono is coming off a win over Tim Means at UFC Charlotte event on May 13, 2023. Before that, Morono lost to Santino Ponzinibbio at UFC 282 PPV. That is the only bout he lost in his last 6 bouts since the start of 2021.
Joaquin Buckley fought 4 times in 2022, winning the first two bouts before losing the next two bout. The losses came against Nassourdine Imavov and Chris Curtis. He has beaten André Fialho at UFC Vegas 73.
UFC Vegas 80 is set to be headlined by Bobby Green vs Grant Dawson lightweight bout.