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Renato Moicano vs. Mirsad Bektić added to UFC 231 in Toronto

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

A key featherweight fight between Renato Moicano and Mirsad Bektic has been added to UFC 231 in Toronto.

UFC officials confirmed the bout on Wednesday. Combate first reported the match-up.

Moicano (13-1-1) is coming off a first-round submission win over Cub Swanson at UFC 227 in August. Prior this win, the Brazilian outpointed Calvin Kattar en route to a decision win at UFC 223 in April. This got Moicano back into the win column after coming up short to current number one contender Brian Ortega in their Fight of the Night at UFC 214.

Bektic (13-1) was last seen earning a narrow split decision win over former title challenger Ricardo Lamas at UFC 225 June. Prior to this performance, Bektic steamrolled through Godofredo Pepey with a violent first-round TKO at UFC on Fox 27, earning him his first Performance of the Night bonus.

With the addition of his this content, here is how the entire cards stands:

Max Holloway (c) vs. Brian Ortega - for UFC featherweight championship

Valentina Shevchenko vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk - for vacant women’s flyweight championship

Jimi Manuwa vs. Thiago Santos

Claudia Gadelha vs. Nina Ansaroff

Eryk Anders vs. Elias Theodorou

Olivier Aubin-Mercier vs. Gilbert Burns

Brad Katona vs. Matthew Lopez

Chad Laprise vs. Dhiego Lima

John Makdessi vs. Carlos Diego Ferreira

Hakeem Dawodu vs. Kyle Bochniak

Devin Clark vs. Aleksandar Rakic

Katlyn Chookagian vs. Jessica Eye

Renato Moicano vs. Mirsad Bektic

UFC 231 will go down on Dec. 8 inside the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto

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