The UFC officially announced today the conformation of a bout between welterweights Mike Swick and Paulo Thiago at February’s UFC 109.

Swick came in as a replacement for his teamate Josh Koscheck when he had to drop the card due to injury.

Originally, the fight between Koscheck and Thiago was going to be the co-main event, but UFC has since made the middleweight fight between Nate Marquardt and Chael Sonnen the co-feature.

The main event will be between two of the UFC’s Hall-of-famers, Randy Couture and Mark Coleman.

With this bout being confirmed, the card now includes:


Mark Coleman vs. Randy Couture

Nate Marquardt vs. Chael Sonnen

Mike Swick vs. Paulo Thiago

Demian Maia vs. Dan Miller

Matt Serra vs. Frank Trigg


Justin Buchholz vs. Mac Danzig

Melvin Guillard vs. Ronnys Torres

Rob Emerson vs. Phillipe Nover

Phil Davis vs. Brian Stann

Tim Hague vs. Chris Tuchscherer

Rolles Gracie vs. Mostapha Al Turk