UFC Signs Undefeated Fighter On A Week & Half Notice

UFC had an injury bug for Fight Night 36 in Jaragua do Sul, Brazil.

Thiago Tavares was suppose to fight Zubair Tuhugov in a featherweight bout, but is out with an injury. Due to the injury he is forced out of the fight and UFC has a replacement for him.

UFC has signed undefeated prospect Douglas Silva who is 22-0-1 for next weekend card.

The 22-year-old Tuhogov makes his UFC debut riding a six-fight win streak, the longest of his 3-year MMA career.

UFC Fight Night 36 goes down live on Fox Sports 1 next Saturday night. Check out who is fighting and the rest of the card at this link.

Tags: Dana White Doc Octagon Douglas Silva Fight Night 36 Thiago Tavares UFC Zubair Tuhugov

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