With Randy Costa out, Trevin Jones meets Mario Bautista at UFC 259 on March 6

Trevin Jones will still get to complete on the approaching smash hit pay-per-view card.

Randy Costa has actually been required to withdraw from UFC 259 on March 6 and Mario Bautista (8-1 Mixed Martial Arts, 2-1 UFC) will action in to deal with Jones (12-6 Mixed Martial Arts, 0-0-1 UFC).

2 individuals with understanding of the reservation notified Mixed Martial Arts Addict of the match, however asked to stay confidential because the promo has yet to make a main statement.

UFC 259 happens Saturday, March 6 at the UFC Pinnacle in Las Vegas. The primary card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN and ESPN+.

In his marketing launching, Jones (12-6 Mixed Martial Arts, 0-0-1 UFC) installed an amazing return when he completed Timur Valiev in the 2nd round at UFC on ESPN 15 this previous August. Nevertheless, the Nevada Athletic Commission reversed Jones’ win to a no contest after he evaluated favorable for cannabis.

Given that dropping his UFC launching to bantamweight competitor Cory Sandhagen in January 2019, Bautista has actually notched back-to-back rewards in a “Fight of the Night” win over Jin Soo Child and, most just recently, a flying knee surface of Miles Johns at UFC 247.

With the modification, the UFC 259 lineup now consists of:

PRIMARY CARD (Pay television, 10 p.m. ET)

  • Champ Jan Blachowicz vs. Israel Adesanya – for light heavyweight title

  • Amanda Nunes vs. Megan Anderson

  • Petr Yan vs. Aljamain Sterling

  • Drew Dober vs. Islam Makhachev

  • Aleksandar Rakic vs. Thiago Santos

INITIAL CARD (ESPN, 8 p.m. ET)

  • Dominick Cruz vs. Casey Kenney

  • Kyler Phillips vs. Tune Yadong

  • Askar Askarov vs. Joseph Benavidez

  • Amanda Lemos vs. Livinha Souza

INITIAL CARD (ESPN+)

  • Sean Brady vs. Jake Matthews

  • Mario Bautista vs. Trevin Jones

  • Aalon Cruz vs. Uros Medic

  • Tim Elliott vs. Jordan Espinosa

  • Rogerio Bontorin vs. Kai Kara-France

  • Kennedy Nzechukwu vs. Carlos Ulberg

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.