The UFC announced on Twitter that Humberto Bandenay will fight Alex Volkanovski at UFC Fight Night 121.
Bandenay will be replacing the undefeated Jeremy Kennedy. The MMA Takeover announced earlier this week that Kennedy was out of the fight with Volkanovski due to a back injury. Bandenay is a fighter from Peru. He won his UFC debut when he knocked out Martin Bravo.
Volkanovski is considered to be one of the top fighters coming out of Australia. He is a perfect 2-0 in the UFC so far. He defeated Mizuto Hirota and Yuske Kassuya in back to back fight
The two featherweights will square off in Volkanovski’s home country. UFC Fight Night 121 is scheduled for November 18th in Sydney, Australia.