WEC veteran Donald Cerrone will replace an injured Sam Stout and make his UFC debut against fellow lightweight Paul Kelly on the undercard of UFC 126 on February 5 in Las Vegas, MMA Weekly reports.
Cerrone (13-3) is fresh off a unanimous decision over Chris Horodecki last month at WEC 53 for his second-straight win, while Kelly (11-3) stopped TJ O’Brien in November after the Brit dropped two of his last three.
The UFC 126 fight card is headlined by middleweight champ Anderson Silva vs. Vitor Belfort and also features Forrest Griffin vs. Rich Franklin and Jon Jones vs. Ryan Bader.
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Pictured: Donald Cerrone