Justin Ledet gets new opponent for UFC Pittsburgh with Dmitry Sonsvskiy injured
Justin Ledet has a new opponent for Saturday’s UFC Fight Night event in Pittsburgh.
The undefeated heavyweight was matched up against Dmitry Sonsvskiy, but Azunna Anyanwu has stepped in on short notice to replaced the injured fighter on Sept. 16. The UFC announced the change Monday.
Ledet (8-0, 1 no-contest) hasn’t fought since Nov. 2016, and returns to action after accepting a four-month USADA suspension. The 28-year-old fighter is 2-0 under the UFC banner with wins over Chase Sherman and Mark Godbeer.
UFC Fight Night 116 takes place at the PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, Penn., and features Luke Rockhold vs. David Branch in the main event.