Gleison Tibau replaces Yancy Medeiros, meets Tony Ferguson at UFC 184

An undisclosed injury has forced Yancy Medeiros to pull out of his UFC 184 bout against Tony Ferguson and stepping in to replace Medeiros in the bout will be Gleison Tibau.UFC 184 Poster

The fight change was announced by the UFC on Tuesday.

UFC 184 will come from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California on February 27 and will be headlined by Ronda Rousey defending the women’s bantamweight title against Cat Zingano.

Tibau (33-10) has won three in a row and five of his last six. His most recent win came in January as he defeated Norman Parke by split decision. Ferguson (17-3) is currently on a four fight winning streak and has gone 7-1 in the UFC. In last appearance in the cage came at UFC 181 in December as he defeated Abel Trujillo by submission.

The current UFC 184: Rousey vs. Zingano fight card is below.

Main Card: (PPV – 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT)
Ronda Rousey (10-0) vs. Cat Zingano (9-0)
Holly Holm (7-0) vs. Raquel Pennington (5-4)
Josh Koscheck (17-8) vs. Jake Ellenberger (29-9)
Richard Walsh (8-2) vs. Alan Jouban (10-3)
Tony Ferguson (17-3) vs. Gleison Tibau (33-10)

Preliminary Card: (Fox Sports 1 – 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT)
Mark Munoz (13-5) vs. Roan Carneiro (19-9)
Kid Yamamoto (18-6, 1NC) vs. Roman Salazar (9-3)
Dhiego Lima (11-2) vs. Tim Means (22-6-1)
Derrick Lewis (11-3, 1NC) vs. Ruan Potts (8-3)

Preliminary Card: (Fight Pass – 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT)
James Krause (21-6) vs. Valmir Lazaro (12-3)
Masio Fullen (9-4) vs. Alexander Torres (2-1)