Beltran Replaces Al-Turk at UFC 109
Beltran will replace Mostapha
Al-Turk in a heavyweight bout against Rolles
Gracie at UFC
109 this Saturday in Las Vegas, the promotion confirmed on
MMAWeekly.com reported last week that Al-Turk was having
difficulties securing a visa to enter the U.S. for the bout.
Sherdog.com has not been able to confirm if that is the reason for
The 28-year-old Beltran, who trains at UFC light heavyweight
Vera’s Alliance gym in Chula Vista, Calif., stopped Houston
Alexander with a second-round TKO at a 5150 Combat
League/Xtreme Fighting League event on Jan. 16 in Tulsa, Okla.
Beltran has also bested UFC veterans Sherman
Pendergarst and Wes Combs in
Gracie is the latest of the famous fighting family to enter the
cage. Gracie, 31, is undefeated in his three career bouts, which
includes a first-round submission over Peter
Graham at Art of War 14 in Macao, China last September.
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