Jordan Mein will now face newcomer Hernani Perpetuo in April at UFC on FOX 11 after an injury to original opponent Santiago Ponzinibbio.
Set for April 19 from Orlando, the event features a headline fight between heavyweights Fabricio Werdum and Travis Browne. The exact fight card lineup has yet to be announced.
Mein (27-9) has gone 1-1 in two Octagon appearances, falling to Matt Brown after debuting with a TKO victory over Dan Miller last year.
Perpetuo (17-3) is on an eight-fight win streak and is part of the standout crew at Nova Uniao.
Below is the current list of fights set for the card:
Heavyweight: Travis Browne vs. Fabricio Werdum
Women’s Bantamweight: Liz Carmouche vs. Miesha Tate
Lightweight: Donald Cerrone vs. Edson Barboza
Middleweight: Brad Tavares vs. Yoel Romero
Lightweight: Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Rafael dos Anjos
Lightweight: Pat Healy vs. Jorge Masvidal
Welterweight: Thiago Alves vs. Seth Baczynski
Welterweight: Jordan Mein vs. Hernani Perpetuo
Middleweight: Josh Samman vs. Caio Magalhaes
Heavyweight: Derrick Lewis vs. Jack May
Featherweight: Mike Brown vs. Estevan Payan
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