Sean Santella out of bout with Wilson Reis, Hector Sandoval now steps in at UFC 201


Wilson Reis, who was originally scheduled to face UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson at UFC 201 now has his third opponent in a week.

When the bout fell out due to the champion being injured, Reis stayed on the card against newcomer Sean Santella.

However, the UFC is reporting that Santella wasn’t able to clear pre-fight medical tests in time. Reis’ new opponent is another newcomer in Hector Sandoval.

The Team Alpha Male fighter has won four straight fights and 12 of his past 13 since losing his pro debut in 2008.

UFC 201 now looks like this:

Robbie Lawler (c) vs. Tyron Woodley for the UFC welterweight title
Rose Namajunas vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz
Matt Brown vs. Jake Ellenberger
Francisco Rivera vs. Érik Pérez
Ed Herman vs. Nikita Krylov
Ross Pearson vs. Jorge Masvidal
Wilson Reis vs. Hector Sandoval
Anthony Hamilton vs. Damian Grabowski
Michael Graves vs. Bojan Veličković
César Arzamendia vs. Damien Brown

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