Hilo’s B.J. Penn will fight Cole Miller, who replaces an injured Dennis Siver, in a televised preliminary fight on June 4 at UFC 199 the organization announced today.
Miller (21-9, 10-7 UFC) lost a unanimous decision to Waianae’s Max Holloway in February 2015 and was a participant on the Ultimate Fighter reality show in the same season Penn (16-10-2, 12-9-2) coached against Jens Pulver.
Siver was forced to pull out of the fight on Tuesday with an injury.
Penn has not fought in two years and hasn’t won a fight since knocking out Matt Hughes in November 2010.
Penn’s fight will be televised on Fox Sports 1. Holloway will fight Ricardo Lamas on the pay-per-view portion of the event held at The Forum in Los Angeles.