Official UFC 169 Event Poster: Take Two. With now-former bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz bowing out of his title unification bout with interim champ Renan Barao because of injury, and Urijah Faber stepping in as a last-minute substitute to challenge Barao, it’s only fitting the February 1 card gets a new billboard.
Cut and paste is such a convenient feature…
Despite the exit of the champ vs. champ scrap, the 135-pound shootout retains the show’s top slot. Featherweight king Jose Aldo puts his strap up for grabs against Ricardo Lamas in the co-featured attraction.
In addition, heavyweights Alistair Overeem and Frank Mir will likely be fighting for their UFC lives.
Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey serves as host.
Here is the show’s current lineup:
Clint Hester vs. Andy Enz
Neil Magny vs. Gasan Umalatov
John Lineker vs. Ali Bagautinov
Chris Cariaso vs. Kyoji Horiguchi
Alan Patrick vs. John Makdessi
Al Iaquinta vs. Kevin Lee
Tony Martin vs. Rashid Magomedov
Nick Catone vs. Tom Watson
Jamie Varner vs. Abel Trujillo
Alistair Overeem vs. Frank Mir
Ricardo Lamas vs. Jose Aldo (UFC featherweight champion)
Urijah Faber vs. Renan Barao (UFC bantamweight champion)