Carlos Diego Ferreira replaces Alan Patrick at UFC 179

Alan Patrick pulled out of his UFC 179 bout against Beneil Dariush due to a broken jaw and taking his place in the bout will be Carlos Diego Ferreira. UFC 179

The change in opponents for Dariush was announced by the UFC on early Tuesday morning.

UFC 179 will come from the Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on October 25th and will be headlined by Jose Aldo defending the UFC featherweight title against Chad Mendes.

Ferreira (11-0) has gone 2-0 since entering the UFC earlier this year and both victories have come by stoppage. His most recent victory came last month at UFC 177 as he defeated Ramsey Nijem by TKO in the second round.

Dariush (8-1) has won two of his three fights in the UFC and both of his wins in the promotion have come by submission. His most recent win came last month as he defeated Tony Martin at UFC Fight Night 49.

The current UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes II fight card is below.

Main Card: (PPV – 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT)
Jose Aldo (24-1) vs. Chad Mendes (16-1)
Glover Teixeira (22-3) vs. Phil Davis (12-2, 1NC)
Fabio Maldonado (21-7) vs. Hans Stringer (22-5-3)
Darren Elkins (17-4) vs. Lucas Martins (15-1)
Carlos Diego Ferreira (11-0) vs. Beneil Dariush (8-1)

Preliminary Card: (Fox Sports 1 – 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT)
Neil Magny (12-3) vs. William Macario (7-1)
Yan Cabral (11-1) vs. Naoyuki Kotani (33-11-7)
Scott Jorgensen (15-9) vs. Wilson Reis (18-5)
Felipe Arantes (16-6-1, 2NC) vs. Andre Fili (13-2)

Preliminary Card: (Fight Pass – 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT)
Gilbert Burns (8-0) vs. Christos Giagos (10-2)
Fabricio Camoes (14-8-1) vs. Tony Martin (8-2)