Paul Felder pulls out of UFC on FOX 15 with a knee injury, Beneil Dariush steps up to face Jim Miller

A knee injury has forced Paul Felder to pull out of his UFC on FOX 15 bout against Jim Miller and stepping up to meet Miller on short notice will be Beneil Dariush.UFC on FOX 15

UFC officials announced the fight change on Friday.

UFC on FOX 15 will come from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey on April 18 and will be headlined by a middleweight bout as Lyoto Machida meets Luke Rockhold.

Dariush (10-1) has won three fights in a row and is coming off a win earlier this month against Daron Cruickshank at UFC 184. He won the fight by submission in the second round and three of his four wins in the UFC have come by submission. Miller (24-5, 1NC) is coming off a lost to Donald Cerrone in July and the defeat snapped a four fight unbeaten streak. During his unbeaten streak, two of the wins came by submission including a win at UFC 172 against Yancy Mederios.

The current UFC on FOX 15: Machida vs. Rockhold fight card lineup is below.

Main Card: (FOX – 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m PT)
Lyoto Machida (22-5) vs. Luke Rockhold (13-2)
Jacare Souza (21-3, 1NC) vs. Yoel Romero (9-1)
Cub Swanson (21-6) vs. Max Holloway (12-3)
Felice Herrig (10-5) vs. Paige VanZant (4-1)

Preliminary Card: (FOX – 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT)
Jim Miller (24-5, 1NC) vs. Beneil Dariush (10-1)
Ovince St. Preux (17-6) vs. Patrick Cummins (7-1)
Corey Anderson (4-0) vs. Gian Villante (12-5)
Tim Means (23-6-1) vs. George Sullivan (16-3, 1NC)

Preliminary Card: (Fight Pass – 4:30 p.m. ET/1:30 p.m. PT)
Aljamain Sterling (10-0) vs. Takeya Mizugaki (20-8-2)
Jimy Hettes (11-2) vs. Diego Brandao (18-10)
Eddie Gordon (7-2) vs. Chris Dempsey (10-2)