MMAjunkie first reported Gustafsson (18-4 MMA, 10-4 UFC) was off the card. Today, UFC officials adjusted the UFC 227 lineup and bumped up bantamweights Benito Lopez (9-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) and Ricky Simon (13-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) to the main card.
The new UFC 227 lineup includes:
Champ T.J. Dillashaw vs. Cody Garbrandt – for bantamweight title Champ Demetrious Johnson vs. Henry Cejudo – for flyweight title J.J. Aldrich vs. Polyana Viana Renato Moicano vs. Cub Swanson Benito Lopez vs. Ricky Simon Brett Johns vs. Pedro Munhoz Irene Aldana vs. Bethe Correia Sheymon Moraes vs. Matt Sayles Alex Perez vs. Jose Torres Kyung Ho Kang vs. Ricardo Ramos Danielle Taylor vs. Weili Zhang Wuliji Buren vs. Marlon Vera
UFC 227 takes place Aug. 4 at Staples Center in Los Angeles.