Mike Pyle has agreed to step in and face Matt Brown next month at UFC on FS1: Shogun vs. Sonnen.
The card takes place August 17 from Boston’s TD Garden. The main card airs on the debuting FOX Sports 1 network, as do several prelim bouts.
Pyle (25-8-1) will be replacing Thiago Alves, who has suffered an injury and been forced to pull out. Pyle is 8-1 in his UFC career, including a 7-1 record in his last eight.
Brown (17-11) is on a five-fight win streak of his own that includes four finishes. He is 6-1 in his last seven.