Cole Miller injured, Conor McGregor now meets Diego Brandao at UFC Fight Night Dublin

Cole Miller has pulled out of his main event fight against Conor McGregor at UFC Fight Night Dublin due to torn ligaments in his thumb and replacing Miller in the fight will be Diego Brandao.

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The fight change was announced by the UFC on late Tuesday afternoon.

UFC Fight Night Dublin will come from the O2 Arena on July 19th and tickets for the event go on sale this Friday.

Brandao (18-9) has won four of his six fights in the UFC and his last appearance in the octagon came in December as he was defeated by Dustin Poirier. Since the defeat, he had been scheduled for two different fight, but both fights ended up being scratched.

McGregor (14-2) is from Dublin and has won his last ten fights. His last two wins have come in the UFC with his most recent win coming at UFC Fight Night 26 against Max Holloway. He has been recovering from a knee injury since his win over Holloway and was recently cleared by doctors.

The current UFC Fight Night Dublin fight card is below.

Conor McGregor (14-2) vs. Diego Brandao (18-9)
Gunnar Nelson (12-0-1) vs. Zak Cummings (17-3)
Ilir Latifi (8-3, 1NC) vs. Tom Lawlor (9-5, 1NC)
Brad Pickett (24-8) vs. Ian McCall (12-4-1)
Phil Harris (22-12, 1NC) vs. Neil Seery (13-10)
Nikita Krylov (16-4) vs. Cody Donovan (8-4)
Trevor Smith (11-5) vs. Tor Troeng (16-5-1)
Naoyuki Kotani (33-10-7) vs. Norman Parke (19-2-1)