'Uncle Creepy' McCall Meets John Moraga in UFC on Fox 4 Flyweight Showdown
Former top-ranked flyweight Ian McCall
will return to action on Aug. 4 at UFC
on Fox 4
against promotional newcomer John
Promotion officials announced the news on Thursday afternoon. UFC
on Fox 4 takes place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles and is
headlined by a light heavyweight confrontation between Mauricio Rua
Vera. The event, which marks the Las Vegas-based promotion's
third effort on Fox's flagship network this year, also features a
205-pound contest between Lyoto
Machida and Ryan Bader,
as well as a heavyweight showdown pitting Ben Rothwell
McCall joined the
UFC this spring as the reigning Tachi
Palace Fights flyweight champion, fighting former UFC
bantamweight title contender Demetrious
Johnson to a draw at
UFC on FX 2 in the semifinals of the promotion's four-man
flyweight title tournament. As the contest was incorrectly
announced as a majority decision win for Johnson, no sudden victory
round was contested, and the two were booked for a June 8 rematch
UFC on FX 3. No controversy would arise in that bout, as
Johnson took a unanimous verdict to earn a shot at the
newly-created UFC flyweight championship against fellow finalist
Moraga's UFC debut will serve as his 12th pro outing. The Arizona
Combat Sports representative has tasted defeat just once in his
two-year career, falling by decision to “Ultimate Fighter 14”
winner John Dodson
in 2010. Since that setback, Moraga has won four straight fights,
most recently earning a June 22 victory over Maurice
Senters to capture the vacant Rage in the Cage bantamweight
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