We thought Bruno Santos has been forced out of this summer’s UFC 175 event, and Trevor Smith (11-5 MMA, 1-2 UFC) has agreed to step in and face Chris Camozzi (19-7 MMA, 6-4 UFC). However, it has been confirmed that the fights are still on.
Bruno Santos will still fight Chris Camozzi at UFC 175. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass on July 5 at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas with the main event of Chris Weidman Vs. Lyoto Machida.
Trevor Smith will now fight Tor Troeng (16-5-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) at UFC Fight Night 46. This event airs on Fight Pass on July 19th from The O2 in Dublin with Conor McGregor vs. Cole Miller in the main event.
Trevor Smith has 1 knockout, 9 submissions and 1 decision victories, while he has been knocked out at three times, submitted once in his his MMA career. The 33 year old is 1-3 in his last four fights. He lost to Tim Kennedy via guillotine choke at Strikeforce – Marquardt vs. Saffiedine on Jan / 12 / 2013. He made his UFC debut against Ed Herman at UFC on Fox 8 – Johnson vs. Moraga on Jul / 27 / 2013 via split decision. He beat Brian Houston via split decision at UFC Fight Night – Rockhold vs. Philippou on Jan / 15 / 2014, but lost in his last fight against Thales Leites via 1st Rd TKO at UFC Fight Night – Minotauro vs. Nelson on Apr / 11 / 2014.
UFC officials today announced the change of plans.