Cody Garbrandt will remain on Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 84 card as Augusto Mendes as agreed to step up on five days notice to meet the Team Alpha Male fighter in a bantamweight bout.
The fight change was announced by the UFC on Tuesday afternoon and along with announcing this change, the promotion also revealed that Kelly Faszholz is replacing Sarah Moraes against Lauren Murphy and Anthony Smith is returning to the UFC to replace Trevor Smith against Leonardo Augusto Leleco.
UFC Fight Night 83 will come from the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh on Sunday evening and will be headlined by a welterweight bout as Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone meets Alex “Cowboy” Oliveira.
The current UFC Fight Night 83: Cerrone vs. Olveira fight card is below.
Main Card: (FS1 – 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT)
Donald Cerrone (28-6, 1NC) vs. Alex Oliveira (13-3-1, 1NC)
Derek Brunson (14-3) vs. Roan Carneiro (20-9)
Cody Garbrandt (7-0) vs. Augusto Mendes (5-0)
Dennis Bermudez (15-5) vs. Tatsuya Kawajiri (35-8-2)
Chris Camozzi (22-10) vs. Joe Riggs (41-16, 1 NC)
James Krause (22-7) vs. Shane Campbell (12-3)
Preliminary Card: (FS1 – 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT)
Alex Garcia (13-2) vs. Sean Strickland (16-1)
Daniel Sarafian (10-5) vs. Oluwale Bamgbose (5-1)
Anthony Smith (24-11) vs. Leonardo Augusto Leleco (11-1)
Jonavin Webb (8-0) vs. Nathan Coy (14-6)
Preliminary Card: (UFC Fight Pass – 5:30 p.m. ET/2:30 p.m. PT)
Marion Reneau (6-2) vs. Ashlee Evans-Smith (3-1)
Lauren Murphy (8-2) vs. Kelly Faszholz (3-0)
Anthony Hamilton (14-4) vs. Shamil Abdurakhimov (15-3)