TUF Brazil finalist Sergio Moraes will return to the UFC octagon as a welterweight, as he meets fellow TUF alum Renee Forte at UFC 153, event scheduled to October 13th in Rio de Janeiro. Sources close to the situation confirmed the bout to TATAME.
Moraes and Forte competed on TUF Brazil at the middleweight division. Sergio submitted Thiago Rela and Delson Heleno in the show, while Renee defeater Fabio Bolinho by decision. Both fighters were eliminated from the competition by Daniel Sarafian.
Serginho got the call to replace an injured Sarafian on the TUF finale, against Cezar Ferreira, but he left the octagon with a unanimous decision loss.