Jerrod Sanders will move from lightweight to bantamweight at UFC Fight Night 54, taking on former Resurrection Fighting Alliance champion Pedro Munhoz.
Set for October 4 from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, the card features a main event between Rory MacDonald and Tarec Saffiedine. FOX Sports 1 is expected to televise the main card.
Sanders (14-2) lost his Octagon debut to Yosdenis Cedeno at lightweight earlier this year. The loss snapped a 12-fight win streak for him.
Munhoz (11-1) has split two UFC fights, defeating Matt Hobar after falling to Raphael Assuncao.
Below is the current lineup:
Welterweight: Rory MacDonald vs. Tarec Saffiedine
Bantamweight: Raphael Assuncao vs. Bryan Caraway
Female Strawweight: Paige VanZant vs. Kailin Curran
Welterweight: Nordine Taleb vs. Li Jingliang
Bantamweight: Mitch Gagnon vs. Aljamain Sterling
Welterweight: Albert Tumenov vs. Matt Dwyer
Middleweight: Elias Theodorou vs. Bruno Santos
Lightweight: Chad Laprise vs. Yosdenis Cedeno
Lightweight: Olivier Aubin-Mercier vs. Jake Lindsey
Lightweight: Jason Saggo vs. Paul Felder
Bantamweight: Pedro Munhoz vs. Jerrod Sanders
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