– The official UFC News Twitter feed has confirmed that featherweight fighter Mike Brown is stepping up to replace the injured Sean Soriano and will now fight Estevan Payan at UFC on Fox 11. You can check out the tweet below.
“Former world #1 featherweight, @mikebrownmma steps in for the injured @ssorianoMMA facing @az_kid2002 at #UFCFightNight in Orlando.”
The fight card is set for April 19 at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. Payan is coming off back-to-back losses to Jeremy Stephens and Robbie Peralta. Brown looks to rebound from a first round knockout loss to Steven Siler.
– A bantamweight fight between Eddie Wineland (21-9-1 MMA, 3-3 UFC) and Johnny Eduardo (26-9 MMA, 1-1 UFC) has been added to UFC Fight Night in Cincinnati (likely UFC Fight Night 40). The show takes place May 10 at Cincinnati’s U.S. Bank Arena. Check out the card down below:
- Johnny Eduardo vs. Eddie Wineland
- Justin Salas vs. Ben Wall
- Ed Herman vs. Rafael Natal
- Soa Palelei vs. Ruan Potts
- Manny Gamburyan vs. Nik Lentz
- Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Darrell Montague
- Chris Cariaso vs. Louis Smolka
- Yan Cabral vs. Alexander Yakovlev