Marlon Vera vs. Nohelin Hernandez booked for UFC 239, completing the pay-per-view card.
Marlon Vera finally has an opponent for UFC 239.
On Tuesday, the UFC announced that Nohelin Hernandez will face Vera at UFC 239.
Hernandez will serve as a replacement for Sean O’ Malley. O’ Malley was ruled ineligible to compete by the Nevada Athletic State Commission.
Vera has been without a fight for a week, and indicated last Friday that he had not heard about a replacement for his upcoming fight.
Wanna know something crazy? I haven’t heard anything from the ufc. Oh shitt
— Chito Vera (@chitoveraUFC) June 29, 2019
Vera currently holds a record of 13-5-1, with his last win coming against Frankie Saenz at UFC Nashville, in March 2019.
Hernandez will be making his UFC debut, he sports a 10-2 record, with fights in Bellator at LFA.
Current UFC 239 Card:
MAIN CARD (pay-per-view)
- Light heavyweight Jon Jones vs. Thiago Santos (for the light heavyweight title)
- Women’s bantamweight Amanda Nunes vs. Holly Holm (for the women’s bantamweight title)
- Welterweight Jorge Masvidal vs. Ben Askren
- Light heavyweight Luke Rockhold vs. Jan Błachowicz
- Welterweight Diego Sanchez vs. Michael Chiesa
- Men’s Featherweight Gilbert Melendez vs. Arnold Allen
- Men’s bantamweight Marlon Vera vs. Nohelin Hernandez
- Strawweight Claudia Gadelha vs. Randa Markos
- Men’s bantamweight Alejandro Pérez vs. Yadong Song
EARLY PRELIMS (UFC Fight Pass/ESPN+)
- Middleweight Edmen Shahbazyan vs. Jack Marshman
- Welterweight Ismail Naurdiev vs. Chance Rencountre
- Women’s bantamweight Julia Avila vs. Pannie Kianzad
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