The UFC has confirmed that Ryan Roberts (8-2) will replace the injured Spencer Fisher and take on Marcus Aurelio (15-5) at UFC Fight Night 13 , April 2 from the Broomfield Event Center in Broomfield, Colorado.
Roberts is coming off a two fight wining streak for the Victory Fighting Championships promotion. His most recent win came by way of unanimous decision to Joe Doherty back in February.
Marcus “Maximus” Aurelio whos currently training out of American Top Team, is best known for his battles in PRIDE against Takanori Gomi (twice 1-1) and Mitsuhiro Ishida. Since making the move to the UFC Aurelio lost to Clay Guida at UFC 74, but picked up his first win at UFC 78 by pounding out Luke Caudillo in the first round.