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UFC on FX 6 Update: Dias Injured, Newcomer Meza Faces Mendes

Chad MendesArizona-based fighter Yaotzin Meza will make his promotional debut on extremely short notice against Chad Mendes this weekend at UFC on FX 6 after Hacran Dias had to bow out with injury. The bout will take place on the event’s undercard. The UFC first reported the news to Australia’s Herald Sun.

Meza most recently fought back in April, losing to Andres Quintana. Meza was enjoying a six fight win-streak prior to the loss. The MMA Lab fighter will be taking this fight on a mere six days notice.

UFC on FX 6 takes place December 14 in Broadbeach, Gold Coast, Australia. The card will be headlined by the “TUF: Australia vs. UK” coaches fight between Ross Pearson and George Sotiropoulos. Middleweights Hector Lombard and Rousimar Palhares will co-headline the December card.

Main Card (FX, 9 p.m. ET)

  • Ross Pearson vs. George Sotiropoulos
  • Hector Lombard vs. Rousimar Palhares
  • TUF “The Smashes” Welterweight Final: Brad Scott vs. Robert Whittaker
  • TUF “The Smashes” Lightweight Final: Colin Fletcher vs. Norman Parke

Preliminary Card (FUEL TV, 6 p.m. ET)

  • Yaotzin Meza vs. Chad Mendes
  • Joey Beltran vs. Igor Pokrajac
  • Seth Baczynski vs. Mike Pierce
  • Ben Alloway vs. Manuel Rodriguez
  • Brendan Loughnane vs. Mike Wilkinson
  • Cody Donovan vs. Nick Penner


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