Jesse McElligott replaces Brett Oteri, meets Steve Skrzat at tomorrow’s WSOF 20

Brett Oteri has pulled out of his WSOF 20 bout against Steve Skrzat and stepping up to replace Oteri will be Jesse McElligott.WSOF 20

The fight change was confirmed to The MMA Report by the WSOF.

WSOF 20 will come from the Foxwoods Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut tomorrow night and will be headlined by middleweight champion David Branch moving up to the light heavyweight division to meet Ronny Markes in a semifinal bout in the promotions 205 pound tournament to crown the inaugural champion.

McElligott (5-1) has won back to back fights and four of his five win have come by stoppage. His last victory came in June of last year as he defeated Kevin Haley by submission at Victory 6. Skrzat (8-7) is coming off a TKO win last year against Pat Schultz and he has won three of his last four fights. Those three wins have come by TKO and all of his stoppage victories are by TKO/KO.

The current WSOF 20: Branch vs. Markes fight card is below.

Main Card: (NBCSN – 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT)
David Branch (15-3) vs. Ronny Markes (15-3)
Nick Newell (11-1) vs. Joe Condon (12-7)
Ben Fodor (5-0-1) vs. Emmanuel Walo (7-2-1)
Steve Mocco (4-1) vs. Juliano Coutinho (6-1)
Ozzy Dugulubgov (6-2) vs. Lucas Montoya (8-3)

Preliminary Card: ( – 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT)
Islam Mamedov (10-1) vs. Leon Davis (5-2)
Saul Almeida (17-5) vs. Chris Foster (8-3)
Matt Secor (5-2) vs. Chip Moraza-Pollard (9-7)
Darren Mima (5-3) vs. Johnny Campbell (11-5, 1NC)
Jesse McElligott (5-1) vs. Steve Skrzat (8-7)