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Undefeated prospect Shane Burgos signs with the UFC, meets Tiago Trator in Albany

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Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Tiago Trator has a new opponent for UFC Fight Night 102.

A week after Zubaira Tukhugov was removed from the Albany card after being flagged for a potential USADA violation, undefeated featherweight Shane Burgos signed with the UFC to take on the Brazilian on Dec. 9, sources told MMA Fighting.

Trator (20-5-1, 1 NC), a former Jungle Fight lightweight champion, is 1-1 as a featherweight inside the Octagon. After defeating Akbarh Arreola in his promotional debut as a lightweight, Trator dropped to 145 pounds and lost to Mike De La Torre, bouncing back with a decision victory over Clay Collard.

Burgos (7-0) makes his UFC debut after racking up a perfect record with seven stoppage victories in seven appearances. Fighting out of New York, "Hurricane" only went past the first round twice in his professional MMA career, adding three knockouts and four submissions to his resume.

UFC Fight Night 102 takes place at the Times Union Center in Albany, NY, and is headlined by a heavyweight clash between Derrick Lewis and Shamil Abdurahimov.