Russian Yana Santos, who will return to the octagon on July 1 at UFC on ESPN 48 in Las Vegas, will not share the octagon with American Maisie Chiasson, as planned, but with Brazilian Carol Rosa.
The replacement was reported by informed sources close to the situation.
Yana Santos, 33, lost two fights in a row, losing by TKO to Irene Aldane and Holly Holm by unanimous decision.
Carol Rosa, 28, will also return to action after losing a unanimous decision to Norma Dumont.
Yana Santos and Carol Rosa are currently ranked sixth and ninth in the UFC women’s bantamweight division, respectively.