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UFC Fight Night 83: Fighter Signed To Meet Garbrandt

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Cody Garbrandt will indeed remain on this Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 83 card, as Augusto Mendes has been signed to replace John Lineker.

Set for the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, the card boasts a headline fight pitting Donald Cerrone vs. Alex Oliveira.

Mendes (5-0) comes over from Legacy FC and will be stepping in for Lineker after he was forced out due to contracting dengue fever.

Garbrandt (7-0) has won both of his Octagon fights and owns six finishes among his seven pro wins.

Below is the current card, which is still without opponents for two scheduled fights:

MAIN CARD (FOX Sports 1/9 p.m. ET)

Welterweight: Donald Cerrone vs. Alex Oliveira

Middleweight: Derek Brunson vs. Roan Carneiro

Bantamweight: Cody Garbrandt vs. Augusto Mendes

Featherweight: Dennis Bermudez vs. Tatsuya Kawajiri

Middleweight: Joe Riggs vs. Chris Camozzi

Lightweight: Shane Campbell vs. James Krause

PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1/7 p.m. ET)

Welterweight: Sean Strickland vs. Alex Garcia

Middleweight: Daniel Sarafian vs. Oluwale Bamgbose

Middleweight: Leonardo Augusto Guimaraes vs. TBA

Welterweight: Nathan Coy vs. Jonavin Webb

PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass/5:30 p.m. ET)

Female Bantamweight: Ashlee Evans-Smith vs. Marion Reneau

Female Bantamweight: Lauren Murphy vs. TBA

Heavyweight: Anthony Hamilton vs. Shamil Abdurakhimov

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