Claudio Silva (11-1) has suffered a knee injury that will force him out of UFC 186. Nordine Taleb (10-2) will now instead square off with fellow Canadian Chris Clements (12-5).
Taleb is a member of the Tristar Gym who coming off TUF Nations has scored decision wins over Vik Grujic and Jingliang Li.
Clements last fought in November defeating Vik Grujic by 1st round TKO.
UFC 186 is on is on April 25, at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada; and is headlined by Renan Barao challenging TJ Dillashaw for the UFC Bantamweight title.
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