Lukasz Sajewski (13-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) has pulled out of his scheduled lightweight bout with Teemu Packalen (7-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) at UFC Fight Night 84. UFC officials announced on Tuesday that undefeated UFC newcomer Thibault Gouti (11-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) will fight Packalen at the event.
Gouti is coming off back-to-back KO victories while fighting in the Cage promotion.
Packalen was undefeated before his UFC debut. He lost to Mickael Lebout at UFC Fight Night 72 by decision.
UFC Fight Night 84 takes place Feb 27 at The O2 in London and will air exclusively on UFC Fight Pass.
Here is the updated card:
MAIN CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 4 p.m. ET)
- Michael Bisping vs. Anderson Silva
- Thales Leites vs. Gegard Mousasi
- Tom Breese vs. Keita Nakamura
- Brad Pickett vs. Francisco Rivera
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 12:45 p.m. ET)
- Makwan Amirkhani vs. Mike Wilkinson
- Davey Grant vs. Marlon Vera
- Scott Askham vs. Chris Dempsey
- Arnold Allen vs. Yaotzin Meza
- Krzysztof Jotko vs. Brad Scott
- Rustam Khabilov vs. Norman Parke
- Jarjis Danho vs. Daniel Omielanczuk
- Thibault Gouti vs. Teemu Packalen
- Martin Svensson vs. David Teymur