The UFC and its athletes have had a bad run of luck lately as numerous fights have been canceled, rescheduled and shuffled around due to injury.
Just mere hours after learning of Griffin’s injury, the UFC has secured a new opponent for Jim Miller.
MMAWeekly is reporting that former lightweight champion Sean Sherk has stepped up for fill the void. Sherk will enter the bout coming off a loss to Frankie Edgar at UFC 98. Sherk had previously been scheduled to fight Rafaello Oliveira on the undercard of UFC 108. The change in opponent now moves the former champion back to the main card.
Rafaello Oliveira is still expected to compete on the card with a replacement for Sherk expected soon.