Alex Reyes will make his Octagon debut on just three days notice, agreeing to replace Thiago Alves and face Mike Perry at UFC Fight Night 116.
Respect to my new opponent steppin up on 3 days notice. Let's see what you got Alex Reyes
— Platinum Mike Perry (@PlatinumPerry) September 13, 2017
The event takes place from Pittsburgh and features Luke Rockhold vs. David Branch in the main event.
Reyes is 12-2 overall and scored a knockout over Gilbert Guardado recently in his return to action from a two-year absence. Perry (10-1) has won three of four inside the Octagon.
Below is the current fight card:
MAIN CARD (FOX Sports 1/10 p.m. ET)
Middleweight: Luke Rockhold vs. David Branch
Welterweight: Alex Reyes vs. Mike Perry
Middleweight: Hector Lombard vs. Anthony Smith
Lightweight: Gregor Gillespie vs. Jason Gonzalez
Welterweight: Sergio Moraes vs. Kamaru Usman
Heavyweight: Justin Ledet vs. Zu Anyanwu
PRELIMINARY CARD (FS1/8 p.m. ET)
Lightweight: Tony Martin vs. Olivier Aubin-Mercier
Heavyweight: Daniel Spitz vs. Anthony Hamilton
Middleweight: Uriah Hall vs. Krzysztof Jotko
Bantamweight: Luke Sanders vs. Felipe Arantes
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass/7:30 p.m. ET)
Lightweight: Gilbert Burns vs. Jason Saggo