Evan Dunham vs. Leonardo Santos Moved from UFC 198 to UFC 199

By Tristen Critchfield Mar 15, 2016

A lightweight bout between Evan Dunham and Leonardo Santos has been moved from UFC 198 on May 14 to UFC 199 on June 4.

The promotion confirmed the change on its website Tuesday. UFC general manager of Brazil Giovani Decker told Revista Combate that the bout was moved because Dunham suffered a minor injury. The nature of the ailment was not revealed.

UFC 199 takes place at the Forum in Los Angeles and his headlined by a middleweight title rematch between Luke Rockhold. In the co-main event, Dominick Cruz will defend the UFC bantamweight strap for a second time against Urijah Faber.

Santos, who won Season 2 of “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil,” is 4-0-1 during his Octagon tenure. Most recently, the Nova Uniao product scored a first-round technical knockout victory over American prospect Kevin Lee at UFC 194 this past December.

Meanwhile, Dunham went 3-0 during a successful 2015 campaign. During that time, Dunham posted unanimous decision triumphs over Rodrigo Damm, Ross Pearson and Joe Lauzon to improve to 10-6 during his UFC career.


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