UFC Fight Night: Tulsa Change To Lineup

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Jordan Mein has a new opponent for UFC Fight Night 49, as Thiago Alves has been replaced by Brandon Thatch.

Set for August 23 from the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the card features a main event between Benson Henderson and Rafael dos Anjos.

Thatch (11-1) has won 10 straight, including UFC wins over Paulo Thiago and Justin Edwards via TKO. He hasn’t competed since the November win over Thiago.

Mein (28-9) has won four of his last five, defeating Hernani Perpetuo via split decision in April. Prior to that, he lost via TKO to Matt Brown.

Below is the current lineup:

Lightweight: Benson Henderson vs. Rafael dos Anjos

Flyweight: Wilson Reis vs. Tim Elliott

Welterweight: Brandon Thatch vs. Jordan Mein

Featherweight: Tom Niinimaki vs. Chas Skelly

Featherweight: Ernest Chavez vs. Mirsad Bektic

Bantamweight: Aaron Phillips vs. Matt Hobar

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