Scott Jorgensen vs. Wilson Reis at UFC 179 in Brazil

Scott Jorgensen was ready to face off against Henry Cejudo at UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Barao 2 but Cejudo couldn’t make weight and was forced to back out leaving Mr. Jorgensen with no opponent ending up with him being him taken off the card.

But now Jorgensen has a new opponent. He is set to face off against Wilson Reis in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on the undercard of the event headlined by the second bout between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes for the UFC Featherweight title.

Jorgensen who had been hoping to get a rematch with Jussier Formiga, after their fight ended in controversy in March on the undercard of Shogun vs. Henderson 2 earlier this year Wilson Reis is looking to win his second UFC fight in a row; he defeated Joby Sanchez in August at UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. dos Anjos.

So far the fight card is as follows:

UFC Featherweight Championship: Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes

Light Heavyweight: Glover Texeira vs. Phil Davis

Flyweight: Scott Jorgensen vs. Wilson Reis

Featherweight: Jeremy Stevens vs. Lucas Martins

Featherweight: Felipe Arantes vs. Andre Fili

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