John Dodson replaces Ian McCall

Updated: October 29, 2013, 4:58 PM ET
By Brett Okamoto | ESPN.com

UFC flyweight John Dodson has agreed to welcome longtime bantamweight Scott Jorgensen to his new division at a UFC on Fox event in December.

Jorgensen was originally scheduled to meet Ian McCall on Dec. 14 at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, Calif., but McCall withdrew this month due to injury. UFC officials announced Dodson as his replacement on Tuesday.

Dodson (15-6) is just 10 days removed from a first-round knockout over Darrell Montague at UFC 166 in Houston. December will mark his third appearance of 2013.

In January, Dodson came up short in his first UFC title bid, dropping a unanimous decision to 125-pound champion Demetrious Johnson.

Jorgensen (14-7) will make his flyweight debut on the heels of a 1-3 skid in his last four fights. A former Pac-10 wrestling champion at Boise State University, he fought for the WEC bantamweight title in 2010, losing to Dominick Cruz via decision.

A lightweight title fight between Anthony Pettis and Josh Thomson is scheduled to headline the UFC on Fox event. The newly announced flyweight bout is expected to take place on the preliminary card.

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