On this Halloween morning, the planet’s premier mixed martial arts promotion announced Mike Pierce (Pictured) has agreed to replace injured Kyle Noke and fight Seth Baczynski at “UFC on FX: Sotiropoulos vs. Pearson.”
Pierce is fresh off a come-from-behind knockout victory over Aaron Simpson at UFC on FX 5. He has won 6 of his past eight scraps, with his lone blemishes during his current run coming in split decision defeats to Johny Hendricks and Josh Koscheck, respectively.
Baczynski has been quietly making his way up the welterweight totem pole. He has won his last four fights, three of them have ended prior to the final horns blaring.
The event takes place December 15th (the 14th in North America) inside Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre in Broadbeach, Queensland, Australia
FX will broadcast the main card live in North America.
Here is the show’s revised roster:
Joey Beltran vs. Anthony Perosh
Krzysztof Soszynski vs. Ednaldo Oliveira
Seth Baczynski vs. Mike Pierce
Hacran Dias vs. Chad Mendes
TUF: Australia vs. U.K. lightweight finals
TUF: Australia vs. U.K. welterweight finals
Hector Lombard vs. Rousimar Palhares
George Sotiropoulos vs. Ross Pearson