UFC signs Andre Fili to meet Jeremy Larsen at UFC 166 in Houston
Following Charles Oliveira's removal from the card with an injury, the UFC has a replacement for Jeremy Larsen.
The promotion has signed Andre Fili (12-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC), who now will meet Larsen (8-4 MMA, 0-2 UFC) in a featherweight bout at UFC 166 later this month. Promotion officials announced Fili's signing and the new fight booking on Monday.
UFC 166 takes place Oct. 19 at Houston's Toyota Center. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on FOX Sports 1 and Facebook. Oliveira vs. Larsen was scheduled for the Facebook stream.