Evan Dunham’s injury has opened the door for Mike de La Torre to secure a shot in the UFC, as he has been tabbed to face Mark Bocek at UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Kennedy.
Dunham exited the fight just over a week before it was scheduled on Monday. The exact lineup has yet to be confirmed by UFC officials.
The newcomer sports a 12-3 overall record, including three straight wins. Last year, he submitted James Terry via first round rear-naked choke.
Bocek (11-5) is coming off a decision loss in 2012 to Rafael dos Anjos. Prior to that, he had won two straight.
— Mark Bocek (@MarkBocek) April 8, 2014
Below is a list of current fights planned:
Middleweight: Michael Bisping vs. Tim Kennedy
TUF Nations Middleweight Final
TBA vs. TBA
TUF Nations Welterweight Final
TBA vs. TBA
Welterweight: Patrick Cote vs. Kyle Noke
Lightweight: Mark Bocek vs. Mike de la Torre
Bantamweight: Mitch Gagnon vs. Tim Gorman
Lightweight: Sam Stout vs. KJ Noons
Light Heavyweight: Ryan Jimmo vs. Sean O’Connell
Bantamweight: George Roop vs. Dustin Kimura
Featherweight: Dustin Poirier vs. Akira Corassani
Female Bantamweight: Sarah Kaufman vs. TBA