Corey Anderson Replaces Tom Lawlor At UFC Fight Night 77

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UFC officials announced via UFC.com on Tuesday night (October 20th, 2015) that Tom Lawlor has pulled out of his scheduled light heavyweight bout with Fabio Maldonado at UFC Fight Night 77, and TUF 19 winner Corey Anderson has replaced him.

Anderson is coming off a victory over veteran contender Jan Blachowicz at UFC 191 in September while Maldonado attempts to bounce back after a UFC 186 loss to Quinton “Rampage” Jackson in April.

The event takes place on November 7, 2015, at the Ginásio do Ibirapuera in São Paulo, Brazil. The event will air on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass. The event will be headlined by Vitor Belfort vs. Dan Henderson.

Down below is the current card for the event:

MAIN CARD (FOX Sports 1)

  • Vitor Belfort vs. Dan Henderson
  • Patrick Cummins vs. Glover Teixeira
  • Thomas Almeida vs. Anthony Birchak
  • Piotr Hallmann vs. Alex Oliveira
  • Gilbert Burns vs. Rashid Magomedov
  • Corey Anderson vs. Fabio Maldonado

PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1)

  • Gleison Tibau vs. Abel Trujillo
  • Yan Cabral vs. Johnny Case
  • Clay Guida vs. Thiago Tavares
  • Chas Skelly vs. Kevin Souza

PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass)

  • Viscardi Andrade vs. Gasan Umalatov
  • Pedro Munhoz vs. Jimmie Rivera
  • Matheus Nicolau vs. Bruno Korea
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