UFC veteran Anton Kuivanen (26-11) is recovered from injury and is now set get back in the cage at UAE Warriors 9 going down on Friday, November 29. The GB Gym fighter will face American Dan Moret (13-6) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
The lightweight beat King of Pancrase star Takasuke Kume (21-5-4) at Pancrase 297 in Tokyo in 2018 in a huge upset. Then in his last bout, Kuivanen lost to Valeriu Mircea at Cage 44 in September. This bout will be the 35-year-old’s first bout in over a year following knee surgery.
Moret fights out of the MMA Lab in Minnesota. The 32-year-old fought in the UFC his last three bouts, losing all the bouts, including his last to Jared Gordon in June. His overall record is 13-6.