UFC 155: Karlos Vemola Out, Derek Brunson In Against Chris Leben | UFC NEWS

December 19, 2012 12:20 pm by BJPENN.COM News

A last minute card shift has put former Strikeforce middleweight, Derek Brunson, into a scheduled matchup with UFC veteran Chris Leben.

The change comes on the heels of an injury that forced Karlos Vemola off the card.

UFC officials announced the matchup earlier today.

UFC 155 is set to take place on Dec. 29 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. In the main event UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos will defend his title in a rematch against former champ, Cain Velasquez.

Brunson makes his UFC debut on the heels of back-to-back losses against Jacare Souza and Kendall Grove.

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