Anthony Hernandez has been forced out of UFC Fight Night on June 26 and Allen (16-4 MMA, 4-1 UFC) will step in to face Puna Soriano (8-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) in a new scheduled date on July 24.
A person with knowledge of the booking told MMA Junkie on Wednesday. They asked to remain anonymous since the promotion has yet to make an official announcement. MMA Fighting was first to report the news.
With the addition, the UFC’s July 24 lineup now includes:
T.J. Dillashaw vs. Cory Sandhagen
Maycee Barber vs. Miranda Maverick
Macy Chiasson vs. Aspen Ladd
Trevin Jones vs. Tony Kelley
Raphael Assuncao vs. Kyler Phillips
Mickey Gall vs. Jordan Williams
Randy Costa vs. Adrian Yanez
Ian Heinisch vs. Nassourdine Imavov
Julio Arce vs. Andre Ewell
Darren Elkins vs. Darrick Minner
Brendan Allen vs. Puna Soriano