Louis Smolka has a new opponent for next Saturday, as he’ll meet Brandon Moreno at UFC Fight Night 96.
Set for the Moda Center in Portland, the event features John Linker vs. John Dodson.
Smolka (11-1) was scheduled to meet Sergio Pettis, but an injury knocked Pettis out.
Moreno (11-3) will make his Octagon debut after competing on the current season of The Ultimate Fighter. He lost to Alexandre Pantjoa in the opening round of the tournament.
FOX Sports first reported the change.
Below is the current lineup:
MAIN CARD (FOX Sports 1/11 p.m. ET)
Bantamweight: John Dodson vs. John Lineker
Lightweight: Will Brooks vs. Alex Oliveira
Flyweight: Louis Smolka vs. Brandon Moreno
Lightweight: Josh Burkman vs. Zak Ottow
PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 2/9 p.m. ET)
Light Heavyweight: Luis Henrique da Silva vs. Joachim Christensen
Featherweight: Hacran Dias vs. Andre Fili
Heavyweight: Walt Harris vs. Shamil Abdurakhimov
Welterweight: Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos vs. Keita Nakamura
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass/7:15 p.m. ET)
Middleweight: Nate Marquardt vs. Tamdan McCrory
Light Heavyweight: Ion Cutelba vs. Johnathan Wilson
Heavyweight: Cody East vs. Curtis Blaydes
Female Bantamweight: Kelly Faszholz vs. Ketlen Vieria