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UFC 181 Fight Card: Another Change Is Made

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Corey Anderson has another new opponent, as he will face Justin Jones at UFC 181.

Officials announced the change, as Jones replaces Jonathan Wilson, who was a replacement for Gian Villante. The card takes place December 6 from Las Vegas.

Jones (3-0) turned pro this year and has stopped all three of his opponents. Anderson won the recent Ultimate Fighter title when he finished Matt Van Buren to conclude Season 19’s light heavyweight tournament.

The card features a pair of world title fights, as Johny Hendricks defends his welterweight belt vs. Robbie Lawler and Anthony Pettis puts his lightweight title on the line vs. Gilbert Melendez.

Below is the current lineup:

MAIN CARD (PPV/10 p.m. ET)

UFC Welterweight Championship
Johny Hendricks (c) vs. Robbie Lawler

UFC Lightweight Championship
Anthony Pettis (c) vs. Gilbert Melendez

Heavyweight: Travis Browne vs. Brendan Schaub

Heavyweight: Todd Duffee vs. Anthony Hamilton

Lightweight: Tony Ferguson vs. Abel Trujillo

PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1/8 p.m. ET)

Bantamweight: Urijah Faber vs. Francisco Rivera

Middleweight: Eddie Gordon vs. Josh Samman

Light Heavyweight: Corey Anderson vs. Justin Jones

Female Bantamweight: Raquel Pennington vs. Ashlee Evans-Smith

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

Bantamweight: Sergio Pettis vs. Matt Hobar

Featherweight: Alex White vs. Clay Collard

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