Holbrook out; Sage Northcutt now faces Bryan Barberena at UFC on FOX 18

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The UFC today announced that Andrew Holbrook is out of his bout with Sage Northcutt and in steps in Bryan Barberena on very late notice.

UFC on Fox 18 will be held on January 30, 2016 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.

Barberena (10-3 MMA) is coming into this bout on very short notice. His latest UFC appearence came at UFC 186, losing a unanimous decision to Chad Laprise. Barberena won his UFC debut against Joe Ellenberger at UFC on FOX 13 in December 2013 via TKO.

With this fight change, UFC on FOX 18 now looks like this:

Main Card (Fox)
Anthony Johnson vs. Ryan Bader
Josh Barnett vs. Ben Rothwell
Iuri Alcântara vs. Jimmie Rivera
Sage Northcutt vs. Andrew Holbrook

Preliminary Card (Fox Sports 1)
Tarec Saffiedine vs. Jake Ellenberger
Olivier Aubin-Mercier vs. Carlos Diego Ferreira
Kevin Casey vs. Rafael Natal
Dustin Ortiz vs. Wilson Reis
George Sullivan vs. Alexander Yakovlev
Alex Caceres vs. Masio Fullen

Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass)
Levan Makashvili vs. Damon Jackson
Tony Martin vs. Felipe Olivieri
Matt Dwyer vs. Randy Brown

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