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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

UFC Fight Night 96: Lineker vs. Dodson

Event Date: October 1, 2016
Broadcast: Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

UFC 204: Bisping vs. Henderson 2

Event Date: October 8, 2016
Broadcast: PPV, Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 97: Lamas vs. Penn

Event Date: October 15, 2016
Broadcast: UFC Fight Pass

Bellator 162

Event Date: October 21, 2016
Broadcast: Spike TV

The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America 3 Finale

Event Date: November 5, 2016
Broadcast: TBD

Bellator 163: Koreshkov vs. Lima

Event Date: November 11, 2016
Broadcast: Spike Sports