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UFC Fight Night 78: New Main Event Set

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Neil Magny will once again step up on short notice, agreeing to face Kelvin Gastelum in the main event of UFC Fight Night 78 this month. Magny replaces Matt Brown, who suffered an ankle injury.

Set for November 21 from Monterrey Arena in Mexico, the majority of the action will air live on FOX Sports 1.

Magny (16-4) got back in the win column with an August decision over Erick Silva after losing earlier that month to Demian Maia, snapping his seven-fight win streak. This will be his fifth fight of the calendar year after going 5-0 in 2014.

Below is the current lineup:

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

Welterweight: Kelvin Gastelum vs. Neil Magny

Featherweight: Diego Sanchez vs. Ricardo Lamas

Lightweight: Efrain Escudero vs. Leandro Silva

Flyweight: Henry Cejudo vs. Jussier Formiga

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

Bantamweight: Erik Perez vs. Taylor Lapilus

Welterweight: Hector Urbina vs. Bartosz Fabinski

Bantamweight: Scott Jorgensen vs. Alejandro Perez

Featherweight: Andre Fili vs. Gabriel Benitez

PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass/6:45 p.m. ET)

Lightweight: Valmir Lazaro vs. Michel Prazeres

The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America 2 Lightweight Final
TBA vs. TBA

The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America 2 Welterweight Final
TBA vs. TBA

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