Mike Wilkinson was forced to pull out of his UFC Fight Night 69 fight against Alan Omer due to an injury and stepping up on short notice to meet Omer will be UFC newcomer Arnold Allen.
The new fight booking was announced by the UFC on Monday morning.
UFC Fight Night 69 will come from the O2 World Berlin on Saturday and will be headlined by Joanna Jedrzejczyk defending the UFC women’s strawweight title against Jessica Penne.
Arnold (9-1) has won his last two fights and his most recent win came in November against Paul Cook. Seven of his nine wins have come by stoppage and five of those are by TKO/KO. Omer (18-4) lost his UFC debut last year when he lost to Jim Alers at UFC Fight Night 41. The defeat snapped a four fight winning streak and he is 9-2 in his last eleven fights.
The current UFC Fight Night 69: Jedrzejczyk vs. Penne fight card is below.
Main Card: (Fight Pass – 3 p.m. ET/12 p.m. PT)
Joanna Jedrzejczyk (9-0) vs. Jessica Penne (12-2)
Dennis Siver (22-10, 1NC) vs. Tatsuya Kawajiri (33-8-2)
Sergio Moraes (9-2) vs. Peter Sobotta (14-4-1)
Nick Hein (11-2, 1NC) vs. Lukasz Sajewski (13-0)
Preliminary Card: (Fight Pass – 12 p.m. ET/9 a.m. PT)
Makwan Amirkhani (11-2) vs. Masio Fullen (10-4)
Mairbek Taisumov (23-5) vs. Alan Patrick (12-0)
Alan Omer (18-4) vs. Arnold Allen (9-1)
Niklas Backstrom (8-1, 1NC) vs. Noah Lahat (8-1)
Scott Askham (12-1) vs. Antonio dos Santos (6-2)
Piotr Hallmann (15-3) vs. Magomed Mustafaev (11-1)
Taylor Lapilus (9-1) vs. Ulka Sasaki (18-2-2)