Eduardo Garagorri has been forced out of UFC on ESPN+ 36 due to a positive COVID-19 test and Jackson (17-3-1 MMA, 0-1-1 UFC) will step in on short notice to face Mirsad Bektic (13-3 MMA, 6-3 UFC) on Saturday.
UFC on ESPN+ 36 includes:
MAIN CARD (8 p.m., ESPN+)
Colby Covington vs. Tyron Woodley Donald Cerrone vs. Niko Price Khamzat Chimaev vs. Gerald Meerschaert Ryan Spann vs. Johnny Walker Mackenzie Dern vs. Randa Markos Kevin Holland vs. Darren Stewart
PRELIMINARY CARD (5 p.m., ESPN+)
Mirsad Bektic vs. Damon Jackson Mara Romero Borella vs. Mayra Bueno Silva David Dvorak vs. Jordan Espinosa Sarah Alpar vs. Jessica-Rose Clark Randy Costa vs. Journey Newson Andre Ewell vs. Irwin Rivera T.J. Laramie vs. Darrick Minner Tyson Nam vs. Jerome Rivera