Ex-Strikeforce champ Cung Le had been scheduled to make his UFC debut against Brazilian MMA legend Vitor Belfort. Now it appears that Belfort is out with an injury and will be replaced by his fellow Brazilian MMA legend Wanderlei Silva.
UFC President Dana White broke the news on Twitter:
Le, 39, is 7-1 in MMA. His most recent fight was a KO win over Scott Smith for Strikeforce in June of last year.
Silva, 35, is 33-11-1 in his storied MMA career. He is 2-4 since joining the UFC in 2007.