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UFC 163 Update: Harris Out, Newcome Jose Maria Tome In Vs. Lineker

A change has been made to the August UFC 163: Aldo vs. Korean Zombie card, as Phil Harris has suffered an injury.

Harris was set to meet John Lineker, but that spot will now go to newcomer Jose Maria Tome. The card takes place August 3 from the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Tome (33-3) is unbeaten since 2008, winning 15 fights with one no-contest. He owns 15 knockout and 13 submission victories to his credit. first reported the change, though nothing has been made official by the UFC. Below is the current lineup:


UFC Featherweight Championship
Jose Aldo (c) vs. Chan Sung Jung

Light Heavyweight: Lyoto Machida vs. Phil Davis

Middleweight: Cezar Ferreira vs. Clint Hester

Middleweight: Tom Watson vs. Thales Leites

Flyweight: John Lineker vs. Jose Maria Tome


Light Heavyweight: Vinny Magalhaes vs. Anthony Perosh

Women’s Bantamweight: Amanda Nunes vs. Sheila Gaff

Welterweight: Sergio Moraes vs. Neil Magny

Flyweight: Ian McCall vs. Iliarde Santos


Featherweight: Rani Yahya vs. Josh Clopton

Light Heavyweight: Francimar Barroso vs. Ednaldo Oliveira

Welterweight: Bristol Marunde vs. Viscardi Andrade