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Matt Brown To Face Tim Means At UFC 189

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The UFC has found a replacement for Nate Diaz, as Tim Means will take on Matt Brown this July at UFC 189.

Set for July 11 from Las Vegas, the welterweight bout will likely be part of the pay-per-view main card that features Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor for the UFC featherweight title.

Brown (19-13) has dropped his last two, falling to Robbie Lawler and Johny Hendricks via decision.

For Means (24-6-1), this will be his biggest fight to date, as he is coming off a fourth straight victory.

Below is the current lineup:

UFC Featherweight Championship
Jose Aldo (c) vs. Conor McGregor

UFC Welterweight Championship
Robbie Lawler (c) vs. Rory MacDonald

Welterweight: Matt Brown vs. Tim Means

Featherweight: Dennis Bermudez vs. Jeremy Stephens

Welterweight: Gunnar Nelson vs. John Hathaway

Welterweight: Brandon Thatch vs. John Howard

Welterweight: Mike Swick vs. Alex Garcia

Bantamweight: Cody Garbrandt vs. Henry Briones