Donald Cerrone and Vagner Rocha at UFC 131

Donald Cerrone gets the decision at UFC 131

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone is always looking for a fight and now he has one with Paul Taylor at UFC on Versus 5 in Milwaukee.

UFC officials made the announcement about the bout on Monday.

Taylor was originally scheduled to face Canadian John Makdessi on the Milwaukee fight card, but an injury forced him out, so in walks Cerrone.

This will be Cerrone’s third appearance in the UFC since moving over from the WEC.

The former title contender has gone 2-0 with two impressive wins over Paul Kelly and, most recently, Vagner Rocha. The Team Jackson fighter had been lobbying to get on his hometown card for UFC 135 in Denver, but he will instead fight in August.

Cerrone faces Taylor in what could be a tremendous match-up between two of the most exciting strikers in the lightweight division.

There’s been no word if the fight between Cerrone and Taylor will make the televised broadcast or not.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Holm, de Randamie look for career-defining wins; Silva, Brunson want more at UFC 208

  • 17 days ago
  • 2 views

Everyone that steps into the Octagon does so for their own reasons, but next Saturday night at Barclays Center, Holly Holm and Germaine de Randamie will enter the UFC’s eight-sided proving ground wit read news >>

UFC Fight Night 104 results: Tecia Torres makes easy work of Bec Rawlings in rematch

  • 16 days ago
  • 8 views

HOUSTON – Bec Rawlings weighed in heavy, and showed up to fight with a purple pom-pom on her head that made her tough to miss. Tecia Torres came in on weight and with some nifty footwork that made he read news >>

UFC Fight Night 104 results: Ricardo Lucas Ramos chases Michinori Tanaka around for decision

  • 16 days ago
  • 3 views

HOUSTON – Ricardo Lucas Ramos got in a little extra cardio chasing Michinori Tanaka around the octagon over three rounds, but it paid off when he caught the Japanese vet.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

UFC Fight Night 104 results: Chas Skelly outwrestles, chokes out Chris Gruetzemacher

  • 16 days ago
  • 1 views

HOUSTON – Chas Skelly used his takedowns and ground control to dominate Chris Gruetzemacher in the first round, then used the very same skills to put him away in the second. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Khalil Rountree Opens UFC Houston with a Crushing Knee to the Face (Highlights) | MMAWeekly.com

  • 16 days ago
  • 8 views

Check out Khalil Rountree's crushing show-opening knockout of Daniel Jolly at UFC Fight Night 104 in Houston. read news >>

UFC Fight Night 104 results: Curtis Blaydes throws Adam Milstead around, wrecks his knee for TKO

  • 16 days ago
  • 12 views

HOUSTON – Curtis Blaydes used every bit of a 30-plus pound advantage to ragdoll Adam Milstead around the octagon.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Jessica Andrade Dominates Angela Hill, Lays Claim to Invicta Title (UFC Houston Results) | MMAWeekly.com

  • 16 days ago
  • 3 views

After dominating Angela Hill, Jessica Andrade laid claim to the Invicta FC title and called out UFC champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk. read news >>

Marcel Fortuna's Stone-Cold KO! (UFC Houston Highlights) | MMAWeekly.com

  • 16 days ago
  • 16 views

Check out Marcel Fortuna's stone-cold knockout of Anthony Hamilton at UFC Fight Night 104 in Houston. read news >>

UFC Fight Night 104 results: Newcomer Volkan Oezdemir takes split from Ovince Saint Preux

  • 16 days ago
  • 7 views

HOUSTON – Volkan Oezdemir started strong against Ovince Saint Preux, but was doing good just to remain standing by the time the fight ended. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

UFC Fight Night 104 results: Undersized Marcel Fortuna KOs Anthony Hamilton in first

  • 16 days ago
  • 3 views

HOUSTON – Anthony Hamilton’s aggression cost him dearly against Marcel Fortuna.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>