An injury to Amir Sadollah has forced UFC officials to play matchmaker again, as Nah-Shon Burrell will step in and meet Stephen Thompson. The bout is slated for the prelims for May’s UFC 160: Velasquez vs. Silva II card.
Burrell (9-2) picked up a win in his Octagon debut over Yuri Villefort earlier this year. He is 7-1 in his last eight fights overall.
Thompson (6-1) suffered his first pro defeat last year to Matt Brown. He has battled knee issues that forced the cancellation of a fight with Besam Yousef.