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Tim Elliott Out Of UFC Fight Night 49 – Replacement Unkown

Andrew Ravens

Wilson Reis

Tim Elliott (10-5 MMA, 2-3 UFC) was supposed to fight Wilson Reis (17-5 MMA, 1-1 UFC) at UFC Fight Night 49 in Tulsa, but he had to pull out of that fight and the promotion is seeking a replacement for him.

The FOX Sports 1 card is headlined by the five-round lightweight matchup between Benson Henderson and Rafael Dos Anjos.

UFC Fight Night 49 goes down on Aug. 23 at BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla. The majority of the card is expected to air on FOX Sports 1 following a couple of the prelims on the UFC Fight Pass.

MAIN CARD (FOX Sports 1, 10 p.m. ET)
Rafael dos Anjos vs. Benson Henderson
Jordan Mein vs. Mike Pyle
Francis Carmont vs. Thales Leites
Mirsad Bektic vs. Max Holloway
Valmir Lazaro vs. James Vick
Tom Niinimaki vs. Chas Skelly

PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 2, 8 p.m. ET)
Alex Garcia vs. Neil Magny
Wilson Reis vs. Opponent TBA
Beneil Dariush vs. Tony Martin
Matt Hobar vs. Aaron Phillips

PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 7:30 p.m. ET)
Chris Heatherly vs. Ben Saunders

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