MMA Junkie first reported the news, as the bout was originally set to take place at UFC Fight Night Portland.
Anders (13-4-0) enters the contest on the strength of a two fight winning streak, defeating the duo of Vinicius Moreira Castro and Gerald Meerschaert. Anders hasn’t suffered a defeat in nearly a year, with his last loss coming to Khalil Rountree at UFC 236. Anders has picked up thirteen wins as a professional MMA fighter and eight of them came by way of KO/TKO.
Jotko (21-4-0) also comes into the contest riding a two fight winning streak, with those wins coming over Alen Amedovski and Marc-Andre Barriault. Jotko has competed a total of twenty five times as a professional MMA fighter and fifteen of those bouts went the distance. Jotko hasn’t suffered a defeat in almost two years, with his last defeat coming to Brad Tavares at UFC On Fox 29.
UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Harris takes place on Saturday, May 16 from the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida with Alistair Oveream and Walt Harris headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which airs live on ESPN.