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Newcomer Set For UFC 188 Opener

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An injury has knocked Hector Urbina from his second Octagon appearance next Saturday night at UFC 188, the fighter confirmed.

Andrew Todhunter is now expected to replace Urbina and meet Albert Tumenov to kick-start the card on UFC Fight Pass from Mexico. Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum square off to unify the UFC heavyweight title in the main event.

Urbina (17-8) won his UFC debut when he submitted Edgar Garcia the last time the promotion visited Mexico City. Todhunter is 7-0 and a former veteran of Legacy Fighting Championship.

Below is the current lineup:

Event Date: 2015/06/13
Venue: Arena Ciudad de Mexico
Location: Mexico City, Mexico

MAIN CARD (PPV/10 p.m. ET)

Unified UFC Heavyweight Championship
Cain Velasquez (c) vs. Fabricio Werdum (ic)

Lightweight: Gilbert Melendez vs. Eddie Alvarez

Middleweight: Kelvin Gastelum vs. Nate Marquardt

Featherweight: Yair Rodriguez vs. Charles Rosa

Female Strawweight: Tecia Torres vs. Angela Hill

PRELIMINARY CARD (FX/8 p.m. ET)

Flyweight: Henry Cejudo vs. Chico Camus

Lightweight: Efrain Escudero vs. Drew Dober

Bantamweight: Alejandro Perez vs. Patrick Williams

Lightweight: Johnny Case vs. Frank Trevino

PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass/6:30 p.m. ET)

Welterweight: Augusto Montano vs. Cathal Pendred

Featherweight: Clay Collard vs. Gabriel Benitez

Welterweight: Andrew Todhunter vs. Albert Tumenov

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