Sources close to the situation confirmed to MMAWeekly.com on Monday that Schaub and Struve have now been asked to face off with verbal agreements in place from both fighters. Sportsnet.CA first reported the switch on Monday.
There has been no date determined yet for the heavyweight tilt, only that it will take place on one of the shows in early 2011.
Struve comes into the fight against Schaub after his co-main event TKO win over Sean McCorkle at UFC 124 in Montreal earlier this month. The Dutch fighter upped his record to 5-2 in the UFC with the win in December.
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