UFC Fight Night 236 lineup hit with pair of late changes

Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 236 has encountered a pair of changes, the promotion announced Tuesday.

Visa issues have forced Albert Duraev out of his bout vs. OKTAGON import Robert Bryczek (17-5 MMA, 0-0 UFC). In Duraev’s place steps Ihor Potieira (20-5 MMA, 1-3 UFC), who makes his UFC middleweight debut. This change was first reported by MMA Mania.

Also, Fortis MMA’s Fernie Garcia (10-4 MMA, 0-3 UFC) replaces the injured Melsik Baghdasaryan and takes on Dana White’s Contender Series alum Hyder Amil (8-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) in a featherweight bout. This change was first reported by Eurosport NL.

The card, which takes place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, continues with 14 fights on ESPN+.

The updated UFC Fight Night 236 lineup includes:

MAIN CARD (ESPN+, 7 p.m. ET)

  • Jack Hermansson vs. Joe Pyfer

  • Andre Fili vs. Dan Ige

  • Robert Bryczek vs. Ihor Potieria

  • Gregory Rodrigues vs. Brad Tavares

  • Darrius Flowers vs. Michael Johnson

  • Armen Petrosyan vs. Rodolfo Vieira


  • Trevin Giles vs. Carlos Prates

  • Damir Hadzovic vs. Bolaji Oki

  • Bruna Brasil vs. Loma Lookboonmee

  • Devin Clark vs. Marcin Prachnio

  • Max Griffin vs. Jeremiah Wells

  • Bogdan Guskov vs. Zac Pauga

  • Hyder Amil vs. Fernie Garcia

  • Daniel Marcos vs. Aori Qileng

For more on the card, visit MMA Junkie’s event hub for UFC Fight Night 236.

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