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UFC Fight Night 89: Soto Replaces Yamamoto

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Former Bellator champion Joe Soto will try to snap a three-fight losing skid when he meets Chris Beal at UFC Fight Night 89.

Officials announced the change recently for the June 18 event from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Rory MacDonald and Stephen Thompson serve as the main event.

Soto (15-5) steps in as a replacement for Kid Yamamoto, who removed himself from the fight due to injury. The California native joins Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger on the card.

Beal (10-2) is facing the pressure of a much-needed win, as well, having dropped his last two fights.

Below is the current lineup:

Welterweight: Rory MacDonald vs. Stephen Thompson

Welterweight: Patrick Cote vs. Donald Cerrone

Lightweight: Jason Saggo vs. Leandro Silva

Light Heavyweight: Steve Bosse vs. Sean O’Connell

Middleweight: Elias Theodorou vs. Sam Alvey

Light Heavyweight: Misha Cirkunov vs. Ion Cutelaba

Lightweight: Olivier Aubin-Mercier vs. Thibault Gouti

Middleweight: Tamdan McCrory vs. Krzysztof Jotko

Welterweight: Alex Garcia vs. Colby Covington

Strawweight: Randa Markos vs. Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger

Bantamweight: Chris Beal vs. Joe Soto

Female Flyweight: Valerie Letourneau vs. Joanne Calderwood

Flyweight: Ali Bagautinov vs. Geane Herrera

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