Emil Weber Meek (9-2, 1 NC) will face Kamaru Usman (11-1) on January 14 on the UFC St. Louis card. The UFC announced that the bout will be the first fight of the main card at the Scottrade Center.

Jeremy Stephens will face Dooho Choi in the UFC Fight Night 124 headliner, with Vitor Belfort vs. Uriah Hall and Jessica-Rose Clark vs. Paige VanZant prior to “Valhalla” kicking off the four fight man card.

“They were lacking a real welterweight brawl on the UFC card in St. Louis so they moved us there!” – Meek

The other viking on the card, Mads Burnell from Denmark, will kick-off the card against Mike Santiago.