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UFC Fight Night 121: New Main Event Announced

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Former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum will replace Mark Hunt and meet Marcin Tybura at UFC Fight Night 121.

Officials made the decision Tuesday, citing concerns over Hunt’s recent comments regarding his medical status.

Werdum is coming off a quick submission win over Walt Harris this past weekend at UFC 216. Tybura is 3-1 over four UFC fights.

UFC Fight Night 121 takes place November 19 from the Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney, Australia.

Below is the current fight card:

Heavyweight: Fabricio Werdum vs. Marcin Tybura

Heavyweight: Tai Tuivasa vs. Rashad Coulter

Flyweight: Ryan Benoit vs. Askhan Mokhtarian

Female Flyweight: Joanne Calderwood vs. Bec Rawlings

Strawweight: Alex Chambers vs. Nadia Kassem

Featherweight: Alex Volkanovski vs. Jeremy Kennedy

Middleweight: Dan Kelly vs. Elias Theodorou

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