Jordan Mein has a new opponent for UFC Fight Night 49, as Thiago Alves has been replaced by Brandon Thatch.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