Matt Brown has stepped in to replace an injured Pascal Krauss and will face England’s John Hathaway in a welterweight bout on the UFC 138 fight card on November 5 in Birmingham, England, the UFC announced Wednesday.
The Ultimate Fighter 7 fan-favorite Brown (12-10) snapped a three-fight losing streak with a unanimous decision over John Howard at UFC on Versus 4 in June to keep his UFC career alive. Hathaway (15-1) rebounded from his first career loss to Mike Pyle with a split decision over Kris McCray in March.
UFC 138 airs via tape-delay on Spike TV and his headlined by the first five-round non-title fight between middleweights Chris Leben and Mark Munoz.
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