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Apr 8, 2016 9:41 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov reacts to news of replacement opponent

Thursday afternoon, news broke that Khabib Nurmagomedov will now fight UFC newcomer Darrell Horcher at 160 pounds at UFC on FOX 19 later this month after Tony Ferguson was forced to withdraw from the bout. The announcement came as a bit of a surprise to many given the fact that Nurmagomedov is a top ranked...

Jan 31, 2016 7:30 am

Sage Northcutt Loss |Youth has it’s advantages: No Replacement for Experience

It wasn’t the performance that the 19 year old Katy Texan expected when he stepped into the octagon last night against an eight day replacement in Bryan Barberena. This was a fight that most thought would stay on the feet, given Barberena’s history with 8 wins via KO and only one sub via RNC before...

Oct 21, 2015 5:00 pm

Dustin Poirier turned down replacement fight against Norman Parke

Wednesday afternoon it was announced that due to a concussion Joseph Duffy would no longer be able to compete in his ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ main event bout against Dustin Poirier. Following that announcement the UFC promoted Paddy Holohan vs. Louis Smolka to the main event, however before making that decision, they offered Norman Parke...

Aug 17, 2015 2:11 pm

Silva feels late replacement Magny is ‘more favorable’ of a matchup

“It’s always bad to change opponents on short notice. I prepared for almost four months for Rick Story, then the fight was postponed, then it was postponed again and now this last minute change, only two weeks away from the fight, it hurts my training camp. But we are professionals, we are always ready. The...

Jul 28, 2015 10:55 am

Thiago Silva Out Of WSOF 22, Replacement Already Booked

Looks like former UFC light heavyweight and current WSOF fighter Thiago Silva will not be competing at this Saturday’s WSOF 22. Silva was all set to face Mike Kyle in the featured light-heavyweight fight of the night, but now it looks like Clifford Starks will step in against Kyle instead. This comes directly from WSOF,...

Apr 27, 2015 5:35 pm

Undefeated Fighter Pulls Out Of UFN 67, Replacement Already Found

Undefeated UFC fighter Gilbert Burns is no longer fighting Norman Parke at UFC Fight Night 67. The fighter has pulled out due to injury. The UFC has moved quickly and already booked a replacement for Parke. According to Combate, Francisco Trinaldo will step in and take the fight in Goiania, Brazil. The UFC has not...

Jan 5, 2015 5:50 pm

Alvarez Out Of UFC Fight Night Boston, Cerrone Steps In As Replacement

In surprising news, Eddie Alvarez has withdrawn from his UFC Fight Night Boston bout against Benson Henderson on January 18th, and as a result Donald Cerrone has stepped in. Cerrone is coming off a dominant decision win over Myles Jury this past Saturday at UFC 182, while Henderson is coming off a KO loss to...

Nov 24, 2014 11:15 am

Corey Anderson gets last-minute replacement opponent for UFC 181

TUF 19 winner Corey Anderson has received a late replacement for his upcoming fight at UFC 181 on December 6th. Anderson will now be facing undefeated prospect Justin Jones, who will be making his UFC debut at the event. Jones has only been a professional fighter for under a year, and has posted 3 finishes...

Nov 17, 2014 4:48 pm

Kevin Casey out of Metamoris 5 with blood clot, Metamoris seeks replacement

Kevin Casey has been forced to withdraw from his Metamoris 5 match against Vinny Magalhaes due to a blood clot. Ralek Gracie revealed on The MMA Hour that Casey underwent emergency surgery this past weekend for the blood clot, and that Metamoris will be looking for a new opponent for Magalhaes. “We have some unfortunate...

Sep 29, 2014 8:34 am

Dennis Siver Gets Last Minute Replacement For UFC Fight Night Stockholm

This past weekend it was being reported that Dennis Siver was left without an opponent for his UFC Fight Night Stockholm bout this Saturday, October 4th. Now it seems that Charles Rosa, who is 9-0 as a professional will be stepping in on just a weeks notice to face Siver. The UFC stated in a...

Sep 29, 2014 5:01 am

Gaudinot Out Of Fight Night 54, UFC Seeks Replacement

Louis Gaudinot is out of Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 54, leaving the UFC to seek a last minute replacement for the event. MMAJunkie broke the news, which came from an inside source who spoke anonymously. According to MMAJunkie, The UFC is currently seeking a North American replacement for the bout, which was scheduled to kick...

Sep 17, 2014 10:24 am

UFC Seeking Replacement For Robert Whiteford Against Dennis Siver

The UFC is currently shopping for a replacement for Robert Whiteford at UFC Fight Night 53 to step in against Dennis Siver. MMAJunkie confirmed Whiteford’s withdrawal with a source close to Whiteford, however no reason for the withdrawal was given. The fight will serve as Dennis Siver’s first bout back to the Octagon after serving...

Aug 18, 2014 3:46 pm

UFC Fight Night Macau Gets Last Minute Replacement Days Before Event

UFC Fight Night Macua, which will be headlined by Michael Bisping and Cung Le has a new fighter on the card. After Sheldon Westcott withdrew from his bout against undefeated prospect Alberto Mina, Sheldon Anzai has stepped in on just days notice. Anzai is 8-1 in his MMA career and will be riding a 6-fight...

Jul 20, 2014 5:27 pm

McGregor Has Plans For An Irish Dana White Replacement

“Honestly, sitting up here and listening to all the other Irish voices and all – there’s even a guy Dave Allen there, and he’s like a senior executive or something, he’s backstage, and he’s an Irish guy – we’re creeping in bit by bit. Before you know it, there will be an Irish guy up...

Jul 2, 2014 7:41 am

Lawlor Out Of Latifi Bout, UFC Seeks Replacement On Short Notice

Middleweight Tom Lawlor has withdrawn from his UFC Dublin bout against Ilir Latifi at UFC Fight Night 46 on July 19th. MMAJunkie heard and confirmed the news with an anonymous source yesterday. Ilir Latifi is now left without an opponent, forcing the UFC to find one on short notice. The UFC Dublin card is as...

Jun 24, 2014 5:04 am

Ediane Gomes Blasts Tate, Suggests Stripper Replacement

Invicta FC Lightweight Ediane Gomes blasted the UFC’s WMMA fighters recently in an interview with Tatame, saying all they care about is showing off their asses. Gomes spoke with MMAFighting.com through an interpreter to discuss her distaste for the WMMA fighters in the UFC. The (female) fighters in the UFC are more worried about showing...

May 15, 2014 6:41 am

Martin Kampmann in as replacement for Duane Ludwig at Team Alpha Male

During last night’s episode of UFC Tonight, correspondent Karyn Bryant made an important on-the-scene announcement in regards to Team Alpha Male’s future without Duane “Bang” Ludwig. “They are going to have Martin Kampmann come in and will continue building on what Duane Ludwig has done in the past. Martin is a guy they really jived...

Apr 8, 2014 1:56 pm

Replacement Found, Bocek Now Faces De La Torre Next Week

The injury bug is back at it. This time, taking out top UFC lightweight Evan Dunham, and forcing him to withdraw from his scheduled bout against Mark Bocek. With the TUF Nations Finale event set for next week, this last-minute injury left little time for adjustments. Luckily for Mark, the UFC brass found a suitable...