The MMA Gods giveth, and then the Injury Bug taketh away. Shortly after Ken Stone’s bantamweight brawl with Mike Easton was announced as the fourth and final bout to air live during the UFC’s debut on FX, the organization has reported an undisclosed injury has forced Stone off the January 20th event.
Octagon officials are currently scouring the globe for a last-minute substitute.
“The Hulk” finally got his shot in the big leagues when he debuted at “UFC on Versus 6.” Easton posted an impressive 2ndRound TKO victory over Byron Bloodworth this past October.
The Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee hosts “UFC on FX: Guillard vs. Miller.”
FUEL TV broadcasts all of the night’s preliminary action live beginning at 6PM ET/3PM PT. FX will air the main card immediately after starting at 9PM ET/6PM PT.
Here is the card’s updated roster:
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
Mike Easton vs. TBD
Pat Barry vs. Christian Morecraft
Josh Neer vs. Duane Ludwig
Jim Miller vs. Melvin Guillard (Three-Round Fight)