Set for February 28 from Los Angeles and the Staples Center, Chris Weidman will defend his middleweight crown against Vitor Belfort in the main event.
Munoz (13-5) is coming off back-to-back losses – both via finish – vs. Lyoto Machida and Gegard Mousasi. Magalhaes is 9-1 in his MMA career, including four straight wins since a loss in his UFC debut.
UPDATE: According to multiple reports, Magalhaes has been forced out with an injury. Munoz will remain on the card against an opponent to be determined. Magalhaes also confirmed the news on his Twitter page, citing a surgery that will keep him out through the early portion of 2015.
Below is the current lineup:
UFC Middleweight Championship
Chris Weidman (c) vs. Vitor Belfort
UFC Female Bantamweight Championship
Ronda Rousey (c) vs. Cat Zingano
Heavyweight: Frank Mir vs. Antonio Silva
Middleweight: Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza vs. Yoel Romero
Bantamweight: Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto vs. Roman Salazar
Welterweight: Josh Koscheck vs. Jake Ellenberger
Welterweight: Richard Walsh vs. Alan Jouban
Middleweight: Mark Munoz vs. TBA