Multiple outlets have confirmed the change following an initial
MMAFighting.com. The UFC has not yet announced the new pairing.
UFC 218 takes place at Little Caesar’s Arena in Detroit on Dec. 2
and is headlined by a featherweight title tilt between Max
Holloway and Frankie
Oliveira halted a two-fight skid with a first-round submission of
former Bellator champ Will Brooks
in his most recent outing at UFC 210 on April 8. The 28-year-old
Brazilian is 10-7 with one no contest during his tenure with the
Las Vegas-based promotion.
Felder, meanwhile, has been victorious in four of his last five
Octagon appearances. Most recently, “The Irish Dragon” scored a
first-round knockout of Steven Ray at
UFC Fight Night 113.