source | MMAJunkie.com
Tim Kennedy (18-4 MMA, 3-0 UFC) will face Yoel Romero (8-1 MMA, 4-0 UFC) at the event. UFC officials announced the new pairing on Tuesday.
UFC 178 recently shifted from Toronto to Las Vegas with a Sept. 27 date. A venue, however, for the pay-per-view card has not been announced. The card will be headlined by a light heavyweight title rematch between champion Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson.