Levan Makashvili replaces Chas Skelly, meets Hacran Dias at UFC Fight Night 70

Chas Skelly has pulled out of his UFC Fight Night 70 bout against Hacran Dias due to an illness and replacing Skelly in the bout will be Levan Makashvili.UFC-Fight-Night-Logo

The fight change was announced by the UFC on Monday.

UFC Fight Night 70 will come from the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida on June 27 and will be headlined by a middleweight bout as former UFC champion Lyoto Machida meets Yoel Romero.

Dias (22-3-1) is coming off a won against Darren Elkins at UFC Fight Night 57 and he is 2-2 in the UFC. All of his fights in the UFC have gone the distance and his last stoppage win came in 2011. Makashvili (7-1) won his UFC debut last month when he defeated Mark Eddiva by split decision at UFC Fight Night 66. It was his second straight win and both wins have come by decision.

The UFC Fight Night 70: Machida vs. Romero fight card is below.

Lyoto Machida (22-6) vs. Yoel Romero (9-1)
Erick Silva (18-5, 1NC) vs. Rick Story (18-8)
TBA vs. TBA – TUF Brazil 4 lightweight final
TBA vs. TBA – TUF Brazil 4 bantamweight final
Lorenz Larkin (15-4, 1NC) vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio (20-2)
Steve Bosse (10-1) vs. Thiago Santos (10-3)
Rani Yahya (20-8, 1NC) vs. Masanori Kanehara (25-11-5)
Viscardi Andrade (17-6) vs. Andreas Stahl (9-1)
Hacran Dias (22-3-1) vs. Levan Makashvili (7-1)