Dhiego Lima 2

There has been a late change of opponent for Dhiego Lima (9-2) after Poland’s Pawel Pawlak (10-1) was forced to withdraw from their planned meeting at UFC Fight Night 56.

The man scheduled to replace the injured Pole will be undefeated Brazilian Jorge Oliveira (7-0) who has managed to rack up five knockouts as well as two submissions victories during a perfect start to his mixed martial arts career.

25-year old Lima, will be looking to bounce back from a 1st round KO loss to Eddie Gordon (7-1) at TUF season 19 finale in July.

UFC Fight Night 56 takes place in Uberlandia , Minas Gerais, Brazil on Saturday, November 8th.


Main Card

Mauricio Rua vs. Ovince Saint Preux

John Lineker vs. Ian McCall

Warlley Alves Vs. Alan Jouban

Leon Edwards Vs. Claudio Silva

Nina Ansaroff Vs. Juliana Lima

Prelim Card

Diego Rivas vs. Rodolfo Rubio

Caio Magalhaes vs. Trevor Smith

Dhiego Lima Vs. Jorge Oliveira

Charlie Brenneman vs. Leandro Silva

Thomas Almeida vs. Tim Gorman

Colby Covington Vs. Wagner Silva