Cole Miller out of bout with Conor McGregor, Diego Brandao will replace him

Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports

The main event of the UFC's Ireland card in July just underwent a major change.

The UFC Fight Night show in Ireland on July 19th has a new main event. The featherweight grudge match between Conor McGregor and Cole Miller will have to wait, as Miller has been ruled out of the bout. He will be replaced by TUF winner Diego Brandao. Fox Sports reporter Damon Martin broke the news on Twitter:

Brandao (18-9), the winner of season fourteen of The Ultimate Fighter, had been scheduled to compete at the TUF Brazil 3 Finale over the weekend but was forced out of his bout with an injury shortly beforehand. Clearly the injury wasn't serious though, and he'll be back in the cage under two months later. Brandao is coming off a loss to Dustin Poirier at UFC 168, and is 4-2 in the UFC overall.

McGregor (14-2, 2-0 UFC) has been sidelined for 10 months with a serious knee injury. This will be his first UFC bout in his home country, hence the main event slot.

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