England’s Brad Pickett opponent at UFC Fight Night 93, Henry Briones has suffered an injury and has been replaced by Iuri Alcantara. Globo reported the news.
UFC Fight Night 93 will be held on September 3, 2016, at Barclaycard Arena in Hamburg, Germany.
This is the second time, Pickett and Briones has been matched and cancelled. The first event was UFC Fight Night 84: Silva vs. Bisping where Pickett went on to defeat Francisco Rivera via split decision.
Alcantara (33–7-1) is coming off a ‘Fight of the Night’ unanimous decision loss to Francisco Rivera at UFC on Fox: Johnson vs. Bader.
With this change UFC Fight Night 93 now looks like this:
Andrei Arlovski vs. Josh Barnett
Alexander Gustafsson vs. Jan Błachowicz
Ryan Bader vs. Ilir Latifi
Michelle Waterson vs. Aisling Daly
Nick Hein vs. Tae Hyun Bang
Peter Sobotta vs. Nicolas Dalby
Jarjis Danho vs. Christian Colombo
Scott Askham vs. Jack Hermansson
Rustam Khabilov vs. Leandro Silva
Germaine de Randamie vs. Ashlee Evans-Smith
Taylor Lapilus vs. Leandro Issa
Jessin Ayari vs. Jim Wallhead
Brad Pickett vs. Iuri Alcantara