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The Ultimate Fighter Brasil finals are now set for UFC 147 taking place this weekend, but an injury has changed the middleweight match-up.

Original finalist Daniel Sarafian has been forced out of UFC 147 due to injury and will be replaced by TUF Brasil semifinalist Serginho Moraes.

UFC officials announced the switch on Monday.

Serginho Moraes was actually eliminated during the semifinals on the show by Sarafian, but will now get a second chance to win the reality show when he faces Cezar Mutante in the finals at UFC 147.

The other fight from the Ultimate Fighter Brasil will feature Rony (Jason) Mariano Bezerra against Godofredo Pepey.

The remainder of the undercard has also been filled out with several fighters from TUF Brasil who will get another chance to compete in the Octagon at UFC 147.

Here is the full fight card as it stands for UFC 147:

MAIN CARD:

MAIN EVENT: Rich Franklin vs. Wanderlei Silva
Cezar Mutante vs. Serginho Moraes
Rony (Jason) Mariano Bezerra vs. Godofredo Pepey
Mike Russow vs. Fabricio Werdum
Hacran Dias vs. Yuri Alcantara

PRELIMINARY CARD:

Rodrigo Damm vs. Anistavio Medeiros
Francisco Drinaldo vs. Delson Heleno
Hugo Viana vs. John Teixeira
Leonardo Mafra vs. Thiago Perpetuo
Wagner Campos vs. Marcos Vinicius
Milton Vieira vs. Felipe Arantes.

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