Filling the vacant slot on the UFC 170 card left by the cancellation of Rustam Khabilov vs. Rafael dos Anjos, will be Ernest Chavez (6-0) against Yosdenis Cedeno (9-2).
The Chavez vs. Cedeno bout is not totally taking the spot of Khabilov vs. dos Anjos; which was to be on the pay per view main card. The main card slot will be filled by Mike Pyle (25-9-1) vs. TJ Waldburger (16-8). Chavez vs. Cedeno will be seen on the UFC Fight Pass.
Chavez has 3 wins by (T)KO including his last 2 wins over Tom Gloudeman (KO) and Jorge Valdez (TKO).
Cedeno is currently on a 6 fight winning streak including most recently being on the winning side of a split decision against Torrance Taylor.
UFC 170 is on February 22, at the Mandalay Bay Event Center in Las Vegas, Nevada; headlined by Sara McMann challenging Ronda Rousey for the Women’s UFC Bantamweight title.