Brian Foster has been tapped to replace an injured Dong Hyun Kim and will square off with fellow welterweight Chris Lytle at UFC 110 on February 21 in Sydney, Australia. Foster announced the matchup on MySpace on Wednesday.
Kim withdrew from his bout with Lytle after suffering a knee injury earlier this month.
After losing his UFC debut to Rick Story in September, Foster (13-4) picked up his first win inside the Octagon in November at UFC 106, scoring a second-round knockout of Brock Larson, who was subsequently cut by the promotion.
Lytle (27-17-5) has earned “Fight of the Night” honors in three-straight fights, most-recently bouncing back from a split decision loss to Marcus Davis with a unanimous decision victory over Kevin Burns in June. “Lights Out” was scheduled to face Carlos Condit in September, but pulled out of the bout with a knee injury.
UFC 110 is headlined by Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira vs. Cain Velasquez and also features Michael Bisping vs. Wanderlei Silva, George Sotiropoulos vs. Joe Stevenson, Ryan Bader vs. Keith Jardine, and Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic vs. Ben Rothwell.
Pictured: Brian Foster