Yaotzin Meza replaces an injured Doo Ho Choi, meets Sam Sicilia at UFC Fight Night 71

An undisclosed injury has forced Doo Ho Choi to pull out of his UFC Fight Night 71 bout against Sam Sicilia and replacing Choi in the bout will be Yaotzin Meza.UFC Fight Night 71

The new fight booking was announced by the UFC on Wednesday.

UFC Fight Night 71 will come from the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California on July 15 and will be headlined by a heavyweight bout as former UFC champion Frank Mir meets Todd Duffee.

Meza (21-9, 1NC) returned to the featherweight division in April and defeated Damian Stasiak by unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night 64. It was his first victory since 2013 and he is 2-2, 1NC in the UFC. Sicilia (14-5) has alternated wins and losses in his last five fights. His last fight came in January as he defeated Akira Corassani by knockout.

The current UFC Fight Night 71: Mir vs. Duffee fight card is below.

Frank Mir (17-9) vs. Todd Duffee (9-2)
Gilbert Melendez (22-5) vs. Al Iaquinta (12-3-1)
Josh Thomson (20-7, 1NC) vs. Tony Ferguson (18-3)
Holly Holm (8-0) vs. Marion Reneau (6-1)
Kevin Lee (10-1) vs. James Moontasri (8-2)
Alan Jouban (11-3) vs. Matt Dwyer (8-2)
Sam Sicilia (14-5) vs. Yaotzin Meza (21-9, 1NC)
Jessica Andrade (12-4) vs. Sarah Moras (4-1)
Scott Jorgensen (15-10) vs. Manny Gamburyan (14-8, 1NC)
Rani Yahya (20-8, 1NC) vs. Masanori Kanehara (24-11-5)
Igor Araujo (25-7, 1NC) vs. Sean Strickland (15-1)
Kevin Casey (8-3, 1NC) vs. Ildemar Alcantara (21-7)
Andrew Craig (9-3) vs. Lyman Good (18-3, 1NC)