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Miocic/Rothwell off; Holohan/Smolka co-main

 

Heavyweight contender Stipe Miocic has been forced from his October 24 bout against Ben Rothwell due to injury.

A suitable replacement opponent for Rothwell on the UFC Dublin card at 3Arena was not found, and the UFC FIGHT PASS event will proceed with 11 bouts. Moving on to the main card and is the lightweight battle between Northern Ireland's Norman Parke and returning Swedish standout Reza Madadi, and the new co-main event pits Dublin's own Paddy Holohan against Louis Smolka in a flyweight matchup.

Stay tuned to UFC.com for up-to-the minute news on the card, which is headlined by the lightweight bout between Dustin Poirier and "Irish" Joe Duffy.