Khalid Taha will have a new opponent on November 7th, as he is now matched with Raoni Barcelos for the UFC card. Taha announced the change via Instagram, noting that his former opponent Jack Shore withdrew “for unknown reasons.”
The new matchup is expected to happen in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The bout is scheduled to be Taha’s first in over a year. His last win dates back to October of 2019, where he stopped Bruno Silva with an arm triangle choke.
Barcelos has put together an impressive four-fight streak within the UFC since debuting in 2018. His last win was in late 2019, defeating Said Nurmagomedov via decision.
The November 7th “Fight Night” card has been cut down to 10 fights in total after numerous fights were scrapped. Here’s the lineup, which currently has a light heavyweight main event scheduled.
Bout 10: Thiago Santos (21-7) vs. Glover Teixeira (31-7) (Light Heavyweight)
Bout 9: Ian Heinisch (14-3) vs. Brendan Allen (15-3) (Middleweight)
Bout 8: Trevin Giles (12-2) vs. Bevon Lewis (7-2) (Middleweight)
Bout 7: Max Griffin (15-8) vs. Ramiz Brahimaj (8-2) (Welterweight)
Bout 6: Claudia Gadelha (18-4) vs. Yan Xiaonan (12-1) (Strawweight)
Bout 5: Gustavo Lopez (11-5) vs. Felipe Corales (9-2) (Bantamweight)
Bout 4: Darren Elkins (24-9) vs. Eduardo Garagorri (13-1) (Featherweight)
Bout 3: Andrei Arlovski (29-19) vs. Tanner Boser (19-6-1) (Heavyweight)
Bout 2: Marcos Rogerio de Lima (17-6-1) vs. Alexander Romanov (12-0) (Heavyweight)
Bout 1: Raoni Barcelos (15-1) vs. Khalid Taha (14-2) (Bantamweight)