Dean Lister and Thales Leites were set to meet on Sept. 17 at UFC Fight Night 15 before Lister suffered a knee injury during training and was forced to withdraw from the contest. No word yet on a replacement for Lister.
UFC Fight Night 15 is scheduled to take place at the Omaha Civic Auditorium in Omaha, Neb. The event will air live on Spike TV, and will serve as a lead in to the eight season of Spike TV’s The Ultimate Fighter. This season will feature coaches Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Frank Mir.