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Josh Thomson has announced he is injured and will not be able to face Gilbert Burns as scheduled in a lightweight bout at UFC Fight Night 62, set to take place March 21 in Brazil. That's according to a report Thursday from Portuguese language website Lancenet.com.br and later translated by MMAJunkie.com. Thomson did not reveal the specific nature of his injury or offer a timetable for a potential return. The withdrawal is just another plot point on the trendline of Thomson's career, which has se read news >>

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The UFC has signed a Brazilian prospect to replace injured Josh Thomson at UFC Fight Night 62. Undefeated lightweight Gilbert Burns, who was scheduled to meet the former Strikeforce lightweight champion on March 21 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, now meets Alex Oliveira. MMAFighting.com confirmed the news following a report from PVT. There is no official word yet if Burns vs. Oliveira will be the co-main event. Alex Oliveira (10-1-1, 1 no-contest) is a 26-year-old welterweight prospect from Rio de Ja read news >>

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The oft-injured Josh Thomson has unfortunately been forced out of his UFC Fight Night co-main event slot due to injury. The March 21st UFC Fight Night in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil has taken multiple hits to its main card, and now UFC officials have to look for a replacement opponent for the co-main event. Veteran lightweight Josh Thomson has pulled out of his scheduled showdown with Brazil's Gilbert Burns, news confirmed by MMA Fighting after Lance first reported it. This card already lost its orig read news >>

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Next month’s UFC event in Brazil has lost its planned co-headliner.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is hoping to find a short-notice replacement for Gilbert Burns for the upcoming UFC Fight Night 62 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, scheduled for March 21, 2015 inside Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. That's because former Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thomson has been injured and forced to withdraw from their 155-pound scrap, according to Lance (via MMA Fighting). Considering the number of "names" on this FOX Sports 1 fight card, tha read news >>

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Gilbert Burns needs a new opponent for UFC Fight Night 62. Former Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thomson, who was set to meet Burns on March 21 at the Maracanazinho gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, was forced out of the match-up with an undisclosed injury. MMAFighting.com confirmed the news following a report from Lance. The promotion is trying to find a new opponent for "Durinho" (9-0), who recently scored a first-round submission victory over Christos Giagos at UFC 179 in his lightw read news >>

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Veteran lightweight Matt Wiman has been forced to withdraw from his March 21 bout with Leonardo Santos due to a back injury. Stepping in for the TUF 5 alum will be Minnesota's Tony Martin... read news >>

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Leonardo Santos has a new opponent for UFC Fight Night 62. Less than 24 hours after the media day that officially announced the fight card in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the promotion announced that Matt Wiman won’t be able to face off against Santos on March 21 due to an injury. Tony Martin has agreed to step up and face the Nova Uniao fighter. Martin (9-2) returns to the same arena where he tapped Fabricio Camoes with a kimura in the first-round at UFC 179 in October, earning his first victory in read news >>

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Joe Duffy hasn't been with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) long and already he knows firsthand just how quickly things can change when competing for the world's pre-eminent mixed martial arts (MMA) organization. His scheduled bout against Vagner Rocha, which was set to go down at UFC 185 on March 14, 2015, in Dallas, Texas, has been scratched after Rocha suffered an undisclosed injury. No fret because the Irish sensation will still remain on the pay-per-view (PPV) card, as the promotion ann read news >>

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A late change of opponent has reshuffled the line up for Bellator's next big card on Friday the 13th. The injury bug bites again again. Spike TV recently sent out the word that Julia Budd's original opponent, Talita Nogueira, has withdrawn from their match at Bellator 133, which takes place at Save Mart Center in Fresno, Calif., on Feb. 13, 2015, because of an undisclosed injury. Gabrielle "Gabanator" Holloway (4-1) has agreed to step up and fight Budd on short notice, taking the fight just two read news >>

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Takeya Mizugaki replaces an injured Manny Gamburyan and will now face Aljamain Sterling at UFC on FOX 15 on April 18, 2015, according to UFC officials Tuesday.Mizugaki (20-8-2) has won four of his five past fights, but lost to Dominick Cruz via first-round TKO in his last outing at UFC 178.Sterling (10-0) has won his previous two UFC fights, knocking out Hugo Viana in the third round at UFC Fight Night 45 in his last trip to the Octagon..Lyoto Machida will face Luke Rockhold in the main event.Tw read news >>

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An injured foot has forced Yancy Medeiros out of his UFC 184 bout against Tony Ferguson. Veteran lightweight Gleison Tibau was named as his replacement. read news >>

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The hits just keep on coming for UFC 184. Yancy Medeiros is injured and had to pull out of his fight with Tony Ferguson on Feb. 28 in Los Angeles, the UFC announced Tuesday. Filling in will be veteran Gleison Tibau. Just last week, the UFC 184 main event of Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort for the middleweight title was scrapped when Weidman got hurt and previously a big middleweight fight between Ronaldo Souza and Yoel Romero was canceled after Souza came down with pneumonia. Medeiros (11-2, 1 N read news >>

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Injured UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman wasn't impressed with Vitor Belfort's recent remarks about their fight being pushed back. Chris Weidman is not impressed with Vitor Belfort. The UFC middleweight champion was forced out of their title fight at UFC 184 with a rib cartilage injury recently, and Belfort has said some strange stuff since then. The most important one to the champ was where Belfort laid out Weidman's injuries that have delayed the bout, noting that he has fought through read news >>

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