Wells (8-2-1), the Cage Fury welterweight champion, steps in on short notice for his octagon debut. In his previous bout, the 33-year-old submitted Marco Smallman to capture the CFFC 170-pound belt. Six of his eight wins are by stoppage.
Baeza (9-0) is a Contender Series product who won a pair of fights since joining the UFC in 2019. Most recently, he scored a second-round knockout over welterweight veteran Matt Brown. A teammate of Colby Covington at MMA Masters, he has seven knockouts in nine MMA victories.
UFC Vegas 11 is headlined by the long-awaited welterweight showdown between Covington and Tyron Woodley and airs live on ESPN+.
Here is the complete card:
- Colby Covington vs. Tyron Woodley
- Donald Cerrone vs. Niko Price
- Khamzat Chimaev vs. Gerald Meerschaert
- Johnny Walker vs. Ryan Spann
- Mackenzie Dern vs. Randa Markos
- Kevin Holland vs. Darren Stewart
- Mayra Bueno Silva vs. Mara Romero Borella
- Jordan Espinosa vs. David Dvorak
- Miguel Baeza vs. Jeremiah Wells
- Jessica-Rose Clark vs. Sarah Alpar
- Journey Newson vs. Randy Costa
- Andre Ewell vs. Irwin Rivera
- Darrick Minner vs. TJ Laramie