According to the Brazilian news site SporTV.com, Pedro Nobre has been signed by the UFC to replace George Roop at UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Bisping. Nobre will meet Yuri Alcantara.
The card takes place January 19 from Sao Paulo, Brazil. The main event features Vitor Belfort taking on Michael Bisping.
Roop (12-9-1) has been injured in training according to the site. He was originally a replacement for Johnny Eduardo.
Nobre (14-1-2) was a contestant on The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil, losing in the opening round, failing to make it into the house for the show. He went 4-1-1 in 2012 on the regional circuit.
Alcantara (27-4) was defeated by Hacran Dias last year, snapping a 13-fight win streak. He won his first two UFC bouts.