Estevan Payan has a new opponent for UFC on FOX 11, as Mike Brown has been named to replace Sean Soriano.
The card takes place April 19 from the Amway Center in Orlando. The main event features Fabricio Werdum and Travis Browne battling for the right to be the next contender in the UFC’s heavyweight division.
Brown (26-9) is a former WEC champion who had his two-fight win streak snapped by Steven Siler this past August. Brown seemed poised for retirement before resigning with the promotion.
Payan (14-5) has dropped two straight fights, including a recent loss to Robbie Peralta.
Below is the current lineup:
Heavyweight: Travis Browne vs. Fabricio Werdum
Women’s Bantamweight: Liz Carmouche vs. Miesha Tate
Lightweight: Donald Cerrone vs. Edson Barboza
Middleweight: Brad Tavares vs. Yoel Romero
Lightweight: Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Rafael dos Anjos
Lightweight: Pat Healy vs. Jorge Masvidal
Welterweight: Thiago Alves vs. Seth Baczynski
Welterweight: Jordan Mein vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio
Middleweight: Josh Samman vs. Caio Magalhaes
Heavyweight: Derrick Lewis vs. Jack May
Featherweight: Matt Brown vs. Estevan Payan
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