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Jordan Mein, Mike Pyle Now Opponents At UFC Fight Night 49

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Officials have moved two fighters looking for new opponents into one match, as Jordan Mein now takes on Mike Pyle at UFC Fight Night 49.

Set for August 23 from the BOK Center in Tulsa, the main event that night features Benson Henderson taking on Rafael dos Anjos. Main card bouts air on FOX Sports 1, while all but one prelim is scheduled for FOX Sports 2.

Mein (28-9) was scheduled to face Brandon Thatch, but Thatch suffered a toe injury in training. Mein has won two of his three Octagon bouts.

Pyle (26-9-1) and Demian Maia were expected to meet on the same card, but Maia was knocked out with his own injury. Pyle is 9-4 in 13 Octagon appearances, including a recent win over T.J. Waldburger.

Below is the current lineup:

MAIN CARD (FOX Sports 1/10 p.m. ET)

Lightweight: Benson Henderson vs. Rafael dos Anjos

Welterweight: Mike Pyle vs. Jordan Mein

Middleweight: Thales Leites vs. Francis Carmont

Featherweight: Max Holloway vs. Mirsad Bektic

Featherweight: Tom Niinimaki vs. Chas Skelly

PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 2/8 p.m. ET)

Welterweight: Neil Magny vs. Alex Garcia

Flyweight: Wilson Reis vs. Tim Elliott

Lightweight: James Vick vs. Walmir Lazaro

Lightweight: Beneil Dariush vs. Tony Martin

PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass/7:30 p.m. ET)

Bantamweight: Aaron Phillips vs. Matt Hobar

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