UFC Vegas 26 is headlining the co-main event between the UFC veteran Donald Cerrone and Alex Morono. This fight was originally scheduled between Diego Sanchez and Donald Cerrone but due to health issues, Sanchez has been recently cut from UFC and Morono stepped into this fight at short notice. Here is the Donald Cerrone vs Alex Morono Preview and Prediction.
UFC Vegas 26: Donald Cerrone vs Alex Morono Preview
Donald Cerrone is a UFC veteran who is no doubt one of the biggest names in the promotion. He holds multiple records inside UFC. Cowboy holds the record of most wins in UFC history (23) and record for most finishes in UFC history (16).
Although, he isn’t having a good run inside the promotion recently. He is on a four-fight losing streak and his last win came against Al Iaquinta on UFC Fight Night: Iaquinta vs Cowboy in May 2019. His last fight against Niko Price ended in a draw which later turned into a no-contest after Price founded using Marijuana.
Cowboy holds remarkable victories over many fighters such as Charles Oliveira, Edson Barboza, Eddie Alvarez, Jeremy Stephens, and many others. This is his last UFC fight under contract and it can possibly be the last fight of his UFC career as well.
Alex Morono is also one of the old names in the UFC Welterweight division. He is coming into this fight as a short-notice replacement. Morono last fought inside the Octagon against Anthony Pettis in his last UFC fight on UFC Fight Night: Thompson Vs Neal.
He faced a unanimous decision loss against Pettis and before this fight he secured a unanimous decision victory against Rhys Mckee on UFC Fight Night: Felder vs Dos Anjos. The fight between Donald Cerrone vs Alex Morono can be the best fight of UFC Vegas 26 fight card.
UFC Vegas 26: Donald Cerrone vs Alex Morono Prediction
The ‘Cowboy’ Donald Cerrone is the crowd favorite in this fight with betting odds of -141 in his favor against Alex Morono who is coming in this short notice fight as an underdog with betting odds of +133 in his favor.
Cowboy is coming in this fight with a full camp against Morono who is coming in this fight just within a week’s notice. The fans will be really excited to see Donald Cerrone vs Alex Morono.
Predicted Result: Donald Cerrone def Alex Morono