Today the UFC announced one more match-up to go along with already stellar event at UFC on Fox 11 in Orlando, FL. Added to the Amway Center on April 19th, is a featherweight bout between Sean Soriano (8-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) and Estevan Payan (14-5 MMA, 0-2 UFC).
Soriano is coming off of his first professional loss to Tatsuya Kawajiri via submission at UFC Fight Night 34. He had won 6 of 8 of his previous consecutive fights before the third round.
Payan is coming off of two back-to-back losses since his debut in the UFC and this match will be his go big or go home to keep himself on the UFC roster. His first UFC loss was against Jeremy Stevens via Unanimous decision at UFC 160, and his second came at UFC 168 against Robbie Peralta via knockout. Both of these fighters have something to prove to fight fans and the UFC and that usually makes for a pretty impressive clash.
The up-to-date fight list is as follows for UFC on Fox 11, April 19th at the Amway Center in Orlando, FL:
• Travis Browne vs. Fabricio Werdum
• Liz Carmouche vs. Miesha Tate
• Edson Barboza vs. Donald Cerrone
• Rafael dos Anjos vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov
• Pat Healy vs. Jorge Masvidal
• Yoel Romero vs. Brad Tavares
• Thiago Alves vs. Seth Baczynski
• Caio Magalhaes vs. Josh Samman
• Jordan Mein vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio
• Estevan Payan vs. Sean Soriano
• Derrick Lewis vs. Jack May