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Rory MacDonald Injured, Out of UFC 158 Rematch with Carlos Condit

Written by Tom Ngo
February 18th, 2013
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After ravaging countless UFC shows in 2012, the injury bug has just taken its first major bite out of a 2013 event. According to MMAFighting, an undisclosed injury has forced Rory MacDonald (Pictured) out of his highly anticipated rematch against Carlos Condit.

The welterweight affair was slated to co-headline UFC 158 on March 16th. Condit is expected to remain in the lineup. No word on who might serve as a last-minute substitute to face the former interim welterweight champion.

It is unknown how long MacDonald will be forced to ride the pine.

Condit is victorious in three of his last four, but lost a title unification bout to reigning 170-pound king Georges St-Pierre in November.

Speaking of GSP, he headlines the pay-per-view broadcast against Nick Diaz.

Bell Centre in Montreal hosts the gig.

Here is the event’s revised roster:

Preliminary Card:

(Facebook 6:35PM ET/3:35PM PT)

Yves Jabouin vs. Johnny Eduardo

Mitch Gagnon vs. Issei Tamura

Jordan Mein vs. Dan Miller

(FX 8PM ET/5PM PT)

Daron Cruickshank vs. John Makdessi

Antonio Carvalho vs. Darren Elkins

Quinn Mulhern vs. Rick Story

Patrick Cote vs. Bobby Voelker

Main Card:

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

Carlos Condit vs. TBD

Mike Ricci vs. Colin Fletcher

Chris Camozzi vs. Nick Ring

Jake Ellenberger vs. Johny Hendricks

Nick Diaz vs. Georges St-Pierre (UFC welterweight champion)

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