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Aaron Jeffrey set to face Caio Borralho at Dana White’s Contender Series in September – MMA Root

Dana WhiteContender Series returns in the second half of 2021 and Cage Fury FC middleweight champion Aaron Jeffrey will get his second chance on the show when he meets upcoming Brazilian middleweight champion Cayo Borrallo on September 28 in Las Vegas.

Several people with knowledge of the booking told MMA Fighting.

Jeffrey (10-2) has won four in a row since his first appearance at DWCS in 2019 when he was defeated by submission to Brendan Allen. It was Jeffrey’s only defeat in his last nine mixed martial arts fights, in which he won six ahead of schedule.

Borralho (8-1, 1 no contest) has unbeaten eight straight bouts in the Brazilian circuit. “The Natural” won the Future MMA middleweight belt in his last bout in October 2020.

The UFC has issued 39 DWCS cards since 2017, signing players such as Sean O’Malley, Jeff Neal, Alex Perez, Greg Hardy, Ryan Spann, Antonina Shevchenko, Macy Barber, Sodik Yusuff, Augusto Sakai, Johnny Walker, Thiago Moises and Marina … Rodriguez.

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