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UFC 85: James Irvin Out, Luiz Cane In Against Rashad Evans

Luiz CaneFrom the official announcement:

A broken foot has forced light heavyweight James Irvin to withdraw from his UFC 85 showdown with Rashad Evans at London’s O2 Arena. Stepping up to replace ‘The Sandman’ against Evans is Brazil’s Luiz Cane, who was originally scheduled to face Jason Lambert on the June 7th card.

Here’s an updated card for the June 7th event that has gone through a series of changes in recent weeks:

Main Card

  • Matt Hughes vs. Thiago Alves
  • Michael Bisping vs. Jason Day
  • Marcus Davis vs. Mike Swick
  • Rashad Evans vs. Luiz Cane
  • Fabricio Werdum vs. Brandon Vera

Preliminary Bouts

  • Jorge Rivera vs. Martin Kampmann
  • Nate Marquardt vs. Thales Leites
  • Matt Wiman vs. Thiago Tavares
  • Roan Carneiro vs. Ryo Chonan
  • Jason Lambert vs. TBA
  • Antoni Hardonk vs. Neil Wain
  • Paul Taylor vs. Jess Liaudin

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