Former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes will face Josh Koscheck in the co-main event of UFC 135.
UFC President Dana White confirmed the news on Tuesday via Twitter.
"Diego broke his hand, so Hughes will now fight Koscheck," White posted.
Hughes was to face former lightweight title contender Diego Sanchez, but plans for the bout were scrapped after Sanchez was forced off the card with a broken hand sustained in training.
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