An injury has forced TJ Dillashaw to pull out of his UFC on FOX 5 bout against Mike Easton and Bryan Caraway will step in for Dillashaw.
The UFC announced the changed today and the fight will take place on the preliminary card of UFC on FOX 5, which takes place on December 8th in Seattle.
Caraway (17-5) is currently on a three fight winning streak and was a contestant on “The Ultimate Fighter 14.” After the live finale, he dropped down to the bantamweight division at UFC 149 against Mitch Gagnon and won the fight by submission in the third round. After the fight card was over, it was announced that the fight won the fight on the night bonus.
Easton (13-1) has won his last eight fights, which includes a win over John Dodson outside of the UFC. He has gone 3-0 in the UFC and is coming off a unanimous decision victory over Ivan Menjivar at UFC 148.
UFC on FOX 5 takes place on December 8th from KeyArena in Seattle and will be headlined by Benson Henderson defending the UFC lightweight title against Nate Diaz.