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UFC On FOX 16 Change: Erik Koch Injured, Out

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An injury to Erik Koch has opened the door for Andrew Holbrook to make his Octagon debut, as the unbeaten fighter will take on Ramsey Nijem at UFC on FOX 16.

Set for July 25 from Chicago, the card features a main event pitting bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw against Renan Barao.

Holbrook (9-0) has scored all nine of his career wins via submission, while Nijem (9-5) is 5-4 with the promotion since appearing on The Ultimate Fighter.

Below is the current lineup:

UFC Bantamweight Championship
T.J. Dillashaw (c) vs. Renan Barao

Lightweight: Edson Barbosa vs. Paul Felder

Female Bantamweight: Miesha Tate vs. Jessica Eye

Lightweight: Andrew Holbrook vs. Ramsey Nijem

Lightweight: Jim Miller vs. Danny Castillo

Lightweight: Joe Lauzon vs. Takanori Gomi

Welterweight: Zak Cummings vs. Antonio Braga Neto

Lightweight: Daron Cruickshank vs. James Krause

Light Heavyweight: Gian Villante vs. Tom Lawlor

Bantamweight: Eddie Wineland vs. Bryan Caraway

Female Bantamweight: Jessamyn Duke vs. Elizabeth Phillips

Welterweight: Kenny Robertson vs. Ben Saunders