Zak Cummings (17-3 MMA, 2-0 UFC) has stepped in as a replacement for Ryan LaFlare (11-0 MMA, 4-0 UFC) and now meets fellow welterweight Gunnar Nelson (12-0-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) at UFC Fight Night 46 in July.
UFC officials today announced the switch, though a reason wasn’t given for LaFlare’s removal from the card.
UFC Fight Night 46 takes place July 19 at The O2 in Dublin. The entire event streams on UFC Fight Pass. Nelson vs. LaFlare was slated for the co-headlining spot. Nelson vs. Cummings is likely to maintain the spot.