UFC schedules Branch vs. Attonito and Kelly vs. O’Brien

The Ultimate Fighter Season 11 cast member Rich Attonito will face Dave Branch in a middleweight bout at the TUF 12 Finale and lightweights Paul Kelly and T.J. O’Brien will square off at UFC 123, according to MMAJunkie.com

O’Brien replaces the injured Gabe Ruediger on Nov. 20 against Kelly in a preliminary bout. UFC 123, which will take place in Detroit, is headlined by a light heavyweight match between Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Lyoto Machida and a rubber match between B.J. Penn and Matt Hughes.

Branch is 1-1 in the UFC, defeating Tomas Drwal by decision at UFC Fight Night 22 after losing in his debut with the promotion against Gerald Harris. On Dec. 4, he’ll face Attonito, who is 2-0 in the UFC since appearing on TUF 11.

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