Following an injury to Thiago Alves, Jorge Masvidal will step in to face former champion Benson Henderson in the five-round headline fight at the UFC's first card in South Korea.
The new bout was announced as part of the UFC 193 prelims on FS1 on Saturday night.
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Masvidal was already slated to be part of the card from South Korea in the co-main event against Dong Hyun Kim but when his American Top Team teammate suffered a rib injury that forced him out of the fight, UFC officials offered him the top slot instead.
Masvidal just recently bumped up to 170-pounds where he defeated Cezar Ferreira in his debut and now he will look for another win as he faces a former lightweight champion in Henderson, who will also be making his second appearance in the welterweight division as well.
As of now, UFC officials have not found a replacement to face Kim in the co-main event but a search is underway currently.
The UFC Fight Night card from South Korea will air on UFC Fight Pass on Saturday, November 28.