Unbeaten Resurrection Fighting Alliance veteran Luke Sanders will make his Octagon debut this month against Maximo Blanco at UFC Fight Night 81.
Set for January 17, the card features T.J. Dillashaw defending his bantamweight belt against Dominick Cruz from the TD Garden in Boston.
Sanders (10-0) replaces Dennis Bermudez in the featherweight fight against Blanco (12-6-1).
Below is the current lineup:
MAIN CARD (FOX Sports 1/10 p.m. ET)
UFC Bantamweight Championship
T.J. Dillashaw (c) vs. Dominick Cruz
Lightweight: Anthony Pettis vs. Eddie Alvarez
Heavyweight: Travis Browne vs. Matt Mitrione
Lightweight: Ross Pearson vs. Francisco Trinaldo
PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1/8 p.m. ET)
Welterweight: Patrick Cote vs. Ben Saunders
Lightweight: Mairbek Taisumov vs. Chris Wade
Featherweight: Maximo Blanco vs. Luke Sanders
Featherweight: Jimy Hettes vs. Charles Rosa
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass/6 p.m. ET)
Lightweight: Paul Felder vs. Daron Cruickshank
Middleweight: Tim Boetsch vs. Ed Herman
Light Heavyweight: Sean O’Connell vs. Ilir Latifi
Bantamweight: Rob Font vs. Joey Gomez
Light Heavyweight: Abdul-Kerim Edilov vs. Francimar Barroso