Former Resurrection Fighting Alliance strawweight champion Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger rallied support to replace Michelle Waterson on social media.
The UFC noticed, signing the fighter to take on Tecia Torres next month at UFC 194.
Set for December 12 from Las Vegas, the bout will be part of the FOX Sports 1 prelims. The main card features two title fights.
Jones-Lybarger (6-1) defeated Zoila Frausto in her most recent appearance, scoring a decision to claim the RFa title. She has won four in a row overall.
Torres (6-0) is 2-0 with the UFC after a run on The Ultimate Fighter, and holds wins over the likes of Felice Herrig, Rose Namajunas and Paige VanZant.
Below is the current lineup:
MAIN CARD (PPV/10 p.m. ET)
UFC Featherweight Championship
Jose Aldo (c) vs. Conor McGregor (ic)
UFC Middleweight Championship
Chris Weidman (c) vs. Luke Rockhold
Middleweight: Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza vs. Yoel Romero
Welterweight: Demian Maia vs. Gunnar Nelson
Featherweight: Max Holloway vs. Jeremy Stephens
PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1/9 p.m. ET)
Bantamweight: Urijah Faber vs. Frankie Saenz
Strawweight: Tecia Torres vs. Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger
Welterweight: Colby Covington vs. Warlley Alves
Lightweight: Leonardo Santos vs. Kevin Lee
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass/7 p.m. ET)
Lightweight: Joe Proctor vs. Magomed Mustafaev
Lightweight: John Makdessi vs. Yancy Medeiros
Welterweight: Court McGee vs. Marcio Alexandre, Jr.