The Injury Bug Bites Two UFC Cards

Written by Tom Ngo
December 29th, 2011

UFC Mike Brown WEC

Just hours before hosting the official weigh-ins for UFC 141, the planet’s premier mixed martial arts promotion announced injuries have forced two fighters out of their respective upcoming bouts.

Former WEC featherweight champion Mike Brown (Pictured) has withdrawn from his January 20th scrap against Vagner Rocha, while Ricardo Lamas has exited his UFC 143 contest against Dustin Poirier.

The UFC is currently scouring the globe for suitable replacements for each contestant.

Rocha is slated to compete in the company’s debut on FX, where as Poirier will perform on February 4th during Super Bowl weekend.

Here are the current rosters for both fight cards:

“UFC on FX: Guillard vs. Miller”:

Vagner Rocha vs. TBD

Fabricio Camoes vs. Reza Madadi

Joseph Sandoval vs. Nick Denis

Ryan Jimmo vs. Karlos Vemola

Kamal Shalorus vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov

Charlie Brenneman vs. Daniel Roberts

Jorge Rivera vs. Eric Schafer

Pat Barry vs. Christian Morecraft

Josh Neer vs. Duane Ludwig

Jim Miller vs. Melvin Guillard (Three-Round Fight)

“UFC 143: Diaz vs. Condit”:

Dustin Poirier vs. TBD

Rafael Natal vs. Michael Kuiper

Justin Edwards and Mike Stumpf

Ed Herman vs. Clifford Starks

Matt Brown vs. Chris Cope

Jorge Lopez vs. Amir Sadollah

Alex “Bruce Leeroy” Caceres vs. Edwin Figueroa

Scott Jorgensen vs. Renan Barao

Roy Nelson vs. Fabricio Werdum

Josh Koscheck vs. Mike Pierce

Carlos Condit vs. Nick Diaz (Interim UFC Welterweight Title)

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