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UFC Fight Night: Mark Bocek Receives New Opponent


Evan Dunham’s injury has opened the door for Mike de La Torre to secure a shot in the UFC, as he has been tabbed to face Mark Bocek at UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Kennedy.

Dunham exited the fight just over a week before it was scheduled on Monday. The exact lineup has yet to be confirmed by UFC officials.

The newcomer sports a 12-3 overall record, including three straight wins. Last year, he submitted James Terry via first round rear-naked choke.

Bocek (11-5) is coming off a decision loss in 2012 to Rafael dos Anjos. Prior to that, he had won two straight.

Below is a list of current fights planned:

Middleweight: Michael Bisping vs. Tim Kennedy

TUF Nations Middleweight Final

TUF Nations Welterweight Final

Welterweight: Patrick Cote vs. Kyle Noke

Lightweight: Mark Bocek vs. Mike de la Torre

Bantamweight: Mitch Gagnon vs. Tim Gorman

Lightweight: Sam Stout vs. KJ Noons

Light Heavyweight: Ryan Jimmo vs. Sean O’Connell

Bantamweight: George Roop vs. Dustin Kimura

Featherweight: Dustin Poirier vs. Akira Corassani

Female Bantamweight: Sarah Kaufman vs. TBA

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Fight Cards

Bellator 185: Mousasi vs. Shlemenko

Event Date: October 20, 2017
Broadcast: Spike

UFC Fight Night 118: Cerrone vs. Till

Event Date: October 21, 2017
Broadcast: TBD

UFC Fight Night 119: Brunson vs. Machida

Event Date: October 28, 2017
Broadcast: TBD

Bellator 186: Bader vs. Vassell

Event Date: November 3, 2017
Broadcast: Spike

UFC 217: Bisping vs. St-Pierre

Event Date: November 4, 2017
Broadcast: PPV, Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

Bellator 187: McKee vs. Moore

Event Date: November 10, 2017
Broadcast: Spike