The injury bug has stung Daniel Roberts and will force him out of his “UFC Fight Night 25: Battle on the Bayou” bout against T.J. Waldburger. With only five days remaining until showtime, Mike Stumpf has agreed to make his big league debut this Saturday against Waldburger.
Stumpf holds a 8-2 professional record, while Waldburger owns a 13-6 pro mark.
The event takes place inside the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. A welterweight scrap between Jake Shields and Jake Ellenberger will headline the show.
Spike TV will broadcast the event’s main card starting at 9PM ET/PT. The UFC’s Facebook page is expected to stream every preliminary bout live, but an official announcement has yet to be made.
Here is the show’s revised roster:
T.J. Waldburger vs. Mike Stumpf
Jorge Lopez vs. Justin Edwards
Mike Lullo vs. Robert Peralta
Clay Harvison vs. Seth Baczynski
Ken Stone vs. Donny Walker
Lance Benoist vs. Matt Riddle
Evan Dunham vs. Shamar Bailey
Vagner Rocha vs. Cody McKenzie
(Spike TV 9PM ET/6PM PT)
Alan Belcher vs. Jason MacDonald
Jonathan Brookins vs. Erik Koch
Court McGee vs. Dongi Yang
Jake Shields vs. Jake Ellenberger