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Official UFC 153 Event Poster: Take Two

Written by Tom Ngo
September 18th, 2012
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It may have taken just a simple cut and paste job to create a new event poster for UFC 153, but the card’s featured attractions underwent massive makeovers.

Featherweight king Jose Aldo was forced to exit stage left with an injury, so he and opponent Frankie Edgar were replaced by middleweight champ and once-in-a-while light heavyweight Anderson Silva and Stephan Bonnar.

With Quinton “Rampage” Jackson leaving the lineup via injury, Glover Teixeira now faces Fabio Maldonado but was bumped from the the co-main event.

Heavyweights Dave Herman and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira now take second-to-top billing.

HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil hosts the October 13th festivities.

Here is the show’s official lineup:

Preliminary Card:

(Facebook 6:45PM ET/3:45PM PT)

Cristiano Marcello vs. Reza Madadi

Luiz Cane vs. Chris Camozzi

Sergio Moraes vs. Renee Forte

(FX 8PM/5PM)

Joey Gambino vs. Diego Brandao

Francisco Trinaldo vs. Gleison Tibau

Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Geronimo dos Santos

Rony “Jason” Bezerra vs. Sam Sicilia

Main Card:

(Pay-Per-View 10PM ET/7PM PT)

Demian Maia vs. Rick Story

Phil Davis vs. Wagner Prado

Jon Fitch vs. Erick Silva

Glover Teixeira vs. Fabio Maldonado

Dave Herman vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira

Stephan Bonnar vs. Anderson Silva (Three-round light heavyweight fight)

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