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