An injury to Gleison Tibau has opened the door for Michel Prazeres to step in and compete in Brazil.
Prazeres has been announced as a replacement fighter for Tibau, taking on Mairbek Taisumov at UFC Fight Night 38 on March 23.
The card features Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Dan Henderson in the main event from Ginasio Nelio Dias in Natal, Brazil.
Prazeres (17-1) rebounded from a loss to Paulo Thiago in his Octagon debut to top Jesse Ronson via split decision.
Taisumov (21-4) earned his fourth straight victory in his UFC debut earlier this year over Tae Hyun Bang in Singapore.
Below is the current lineup:
Light Heavyweight: Dan Henderson vs. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua
Light Heavyweight: Fabio Maldonado vs. Gian Villante
Middleweight: C.B. Dollaway vs. Cezar Ferreira
Featherweight: Rony Jason vs. Steven Siler
Flyweight: Jussier Formiga vs. Scott Jorgensen
Middleweight: Ronny Markes vs. Thiago Santos
Lightweight: William Patolino vs. Norman Parke
Lightweight: Michel Prazeres vs. Mairbek Taisumov
Welterweight: Thiago Perpetuo vs. Kenny Robertson
Featherweight: Diego Brandao vs. Will Chope
Featherweight: Godofredo Pepey vs. Noad Lahat