The injury bug has apparently struck the UFC yet again, this time it was UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo. Rather than find a new opponent for Koch, the UFC has instead shifted one of its two title bouts from UFC 148 to UFC 149’s main event.
Urijah Faber will now face Renan Barao for the interim bantamweight bout two weeks later than planned in Calgary, Alberta.
Sportsnet UFC Central analyst “Showdown” Joe Ferraro first reported the story.
Stay tuned to MMAFrenzy for more on this developing story.