Landon Vannata signs with UFC, replaces Michael Chiesa against Tony Ferguson at UFC Fight Night 91

Tony Ferguson has a new opponent for UFC Fight Night 91 in July 13 in South Dakota as he will meet Landon Vannata in the co-main event of the fight card.

The fight change was announced by the UFC on Tuesday and the bantamweight bout between John Lineker and Michael McDonald has been elevated to the main event of the fight card.

UFC Fight Night 91: McDonald vs. Lineker will come from the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota and the main card will air on FS1 beginning at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT on July 13.

Vannata (8-0) has won seven of his eight fights by stoppage and four of those wins have come by submission. His last two fights have come in RFA and won both of those fights by TKO in the opening round. Ferguson (20-3) is currently on a seven fight winning streak and this will be his first fight since December of last year when he defeated Edson Barboza by submission. He was scheduled to return in April, but an injury forced him to pull out of UFC on FOX 19.

The current UFC Fight Night 91: McDonald vs. Lineker fight card is below.

Michael McDonald (17-3) vs. John Lineker (27-7)
Tony Ferguson (20-3) vs. Landon Vannata (8-0)
Tim Boetsch (18-10) vs. Josh Samman (12-3)
Alexey Oliynyk (50-9-1) vs. Daniel Omielanczuk (18-5-1, 1NC)
Kyle Noke (22-8-1) vs. Keita Nakamura (31-7-2, 1NC)
Louis Smolka (10-1) vs. Ben Nguyen (14-5)
Cortney Casey (4-3) vs. Cristina Stanciu (5-1)
Eric Spicely (8-0) vs. Sam Alvey (26-8, 1NC)
Rani Yahya (21-8, 1NC) vs. Matthew Lopez (8-0)
Devin Clark (6-0) vs. Alex Nicholson (6-2)
Scott Holtzman (8-1) vs. Cody Pfister (12-5-1)