Globo first reported the bout.
Moicano (14-3-1) has been undefeated since moving up to lightweight, having defeated Damir Hadzovic by first round submission at UFC Fight Night Brasilia. Moicano had previously competed as a featherweight in the UFC, with notable wins coming over Zubaira Tukhugov, Jeremy Stephens, Calvin Kattar and Cub Swanson. Moicano has picked up seven of 14 wins by submission, with the other seven coming by way of decision.
Mustafaev (14-3-0) has won just one of his last three in the UFC, with that lone win coming over Rafael Fiziev at UFC Fight Night St. Petersburg. Mustafaev hasn’t earned a victory in well over a year, as UFC Fight Night St. Petersburg took place in April of 2019. Mustafaev has competed 17 times as a professional MMA fighter and just one of those bouts went the distance.
UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs. Jung is set for Saturday, October 17 from a location to be announced with Brian Ortega and Chan Sung Jung headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, while broadcast plans have yet to be revealed.
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