UFC logoMatt Riddle has been forced off the upcoming UFC on Versus 4 fight card in Pittsburgh, so Pennsylvania native Charlie Brenneman has been tapped to step in and face T.J. Grant.

The bout was announced by UFC officials on Friday.

Brenneman (13-2) lands at UFC on Versus 4 after picking up a win over Amilcar Alves in January at the UFC Fight for the Troops 2 show. The former Pros vs. Joes contestant had lobbied to end up on the Pittsburgh card previously due to his heritage in Pennsylvania, and now he’s getting his wish.

Brenneman will face tough ground fighter T.J. Grant in Pittsburgh as a part of the undercard at UFC on Versus 4.

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