With Lerone Murphy out, Dan Ige now meets Andre Fili at UFC Vegas 86

Dan Ige has a brand contemporary opponent for his next UFC bout.

Multiple folks with files of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Combating that Ige will now face Andre Fili at UFC Vegas 86, which takes space Feb. 10 on the UFC APEX in Las Vegas. MMA Junkie first reported the contemporary booking.

Fili will step in to change Lerone Murphy, who used to be pressured to withdraw from the scheduled featherweight bout because of an undisclosed damage. Murphy’s scratch used to be first reported by Violent Money TV.

Ige is region to bag his 16th octagon appearance, and seems to bounce back from a resolution loss to Bryce Mitchell at UFC Vegas 79 this past September. Earlier than that, “50Okay” halted a 3-battle skid by selecting up back-to-back wins over Damon Jackson and Nate Landwehr.

Fili will get a short turnaround after an finest performance in opposition to Lucas Almeida at December’s UFC 296 tournament, ending his opponent by TKO within the predominant-round.

UFC Vegas 86 might well be headlined by a middleweight bout between Jack Hermansson and Joe Pyfer.

Damon Martin contributed to this portray.

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