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UFC Fight Night 54: Fight Card Now Set

UFC Fight Night 54

Officials were forced to replace Aljamain Sterling for a planned bout with Mitch Gagnon at UFC Fight Night 54, tabbing Rob Font to face him.

Set for October 4 from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada and the Halifax Metro Centre, the event will air on UFC Fight Pass, FOX Sports 1 and FOX Sports 2. The main event boasts Rory MacDonald against Tarec Saffiedine.

Font (11-1) won his UFC debut when he defeated George Roop, moving his win streak to 10 overall. Gagnon (11-2) will be seeking a fourth consecutive UFC victory after losing his debut.

The fight will be one of six on the FS1 main card along with Raphael Assuncao-Bryan Caraway, Yosdenis Cedeno-Chad Laprise, Bruno Santos-Elias Theodorou and Louis Gaudinot-Patrick Holohan.

Below is the current lineup:

MAIN CARD (FOX Sports 1/10 p.m. ET)

Welterweight: Rory MacDonald vs. Tarec Saffiedine

Bantamweight: Raphael Assuncao vs. Bryan Caraway

Lightweight: Chad Laprise vs. Yosdenis Cedeno

Middleweight: Elias Theodorou vs. Bruno Santos

Bantamweight: Mitch Gagnon vs. Rob Font

Flyweight: Louis Gaudinot vs. Patrick Holohan

PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 2/8 p.m. ET)

Lightweight: Daron Cruickshank vs. Anthony Njokuani

Welterweight: Nordine Taleb vs. Li Jingliang

Lightweight: Olivier Aubin-Mercier vs. Jake Lindsey

Lightweight: Jason Saggo vs. Paul Felder

PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass/7 p.m. ET)

Welterweight: Albert Tumenov vs. Matt Dwyer

Bantamweight: Pedro Munhoz vs. Jerrod Sanders

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