The UFC officially announced the booking changes on Wednesday.
Taylor was pulled from his bout with Muhammad last month after he
was notified by the of a potential drug test failure by the U.S.
Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), while Kennedy sustained an undisclosed
The 23-year-old Bandenay came to the attention of MMA fans in
August with his rousing knockout of Martin
Bravo in Mexico City for his sixth straight win. Australia’s
Volkanovski has won 12 straight, including his first two bouts in
the Octagon. Last November, “Alexander the Great” knocked out
Kasuya, then returned in June to take a unanimous decision over
UFC Fight Night 121 is scheduled for Nov. 19 at the Qudos Bank
Arena in Sydney, headlined by a heavyweight bout between former UFC
heavyweight champion Fabricio
Werdum facing Marcin
Tybura. The main card airs live on Fox Sports 1, with the
preliminary undercard streaming on UFC Fight Pass.