A knee injury has knocked Mauricio “Shogun” Rua from a planned meeting of former champions at UFC on FOX 19, as Glover Teixeira now meets Rashad Evans.
Set for April 16 from Tampa, the card features a battle of lightweight top contenders in Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov.
Teixeira (24-4) has won seven of his nine Octagon appearances, including a pair of wins over Patrick Cummins and Ovince Saint Preux. Evans (19-4-1) is a former UFC champion who has gone 14-4-1 over his time with the promotion.
Below is the current card:
Lightweight: Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson
Light Heavyweight: Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Glover Teixeira
Middleweight: Lyoto Machida vs. Dan Henderson
Strawweight: Rose Namajunas vs. Tecia Torres
Lightweight: Beneil Dariush vs. Michael Chiesa
Female Bantamweight: Bethe Correia vs. Raquel Pennington
Featherweight: Cub Swanson vs. Hacran Dias
Welterweight: Court McGee vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio
Welterweight: Cezar Ferreira vs. Caio Magalhaes
Bantamweight: John Dodson vs. Manny Gamburyan