Cole Miller Remains On UFC 199 Card, Faces Alex “Bruce Leeroy” Caceres

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Alex Caceres will replace BJ Penn and meet Cole Miller next month at UFC 199.

Penn was removed from his planned Octagon return after a potential USADA violation was disclosed by the former UFC champion.

Caceres (11-8) snapped a three-fight losing skid in January with a decision win over Masio Fullen. The former Ultimate Fighter competitor had gone unbeaten in his previous five fights before the skid, winning four of those.

Miller (21-9) is 2-1 with one no-contest over his last four fights. He was stepping in for Dennis Siver as a replacement to meet Penn.

UFC 199 takes place June 4 from The Forum in California. Luke Rockhold defends his middleweight title against Michael Bisping in the main event.

FOXSports.com first reported the change.

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