Justin Tafa vs. Yorgan De Castro elevated to UFC 243 main card

Another Aussie will get the opportunity to shine on UFC pay-per-view.

With Holly Holm forced to withdraw from her bout with Raquel Pennington due to injury, Brisbane’s Justin Tafa’s match up with Yorgan De Castro has been elevated to the UFC 243 main card according to

It will be Tafa’s debut fight in the UFC after compiling a 3-0 record fighting in the XFC, all his wins came by knockout.

De Castro secured his UFC contract by impressing on Dana White’s Contender Series where he won his fight by first-round knockout.

The pair of heavyweights were originally scheduled to fight on the preliminary portion of the card and will now open the pay-per-view

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