LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 10: Jalin Turner has his hands wrapped prior to his lightweight bout against Max Mustaki during Dana White's Tuesday Night Contender Series at the TUF Gym on July 10, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/DWTNCS LLC)

Exclusive: Alex Gorgees vs. Jalin Turner set for UFC 234

UFC 234 is hitting Melbourne, Victoria, Australia on Saturday, February 9th, 2018. The card is headlined by current middleweight champion Robert Whittaker who will take on Kelvin Gastelum.

With the card shaping out with a few big fights and some from the rising future contenders. Multiple sources confirm to MMA Today that Alex Gorgees (7-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) will take on Jalin Turner (7-4 MMA, 0-1 UFC).

Gorgees made his debut against a killer up-and-comer in Damir Ismagulov. He may of cane short but he still went the distance on short notice.

Turner is also a guy who made his debut against a contender in Vicente Luque. As the night didn’t go as planned for Turner but he did take the fight at welterweight.

Both lightweights have thirteen combined finishes with eleven ending in the first round. Both coming off a loss and looking to come out with their first UFC win.

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