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‘UFC Fight Night 75: Nelson vs. Barnett’ Takes Last-Minute Hit

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
September 23rd, 2015
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UFC Kid Yamamoto

With only three days remaining until the curtain is drawn on UFC Fight Night 75, the roster takes a slight hit.

The bantamweight bout between veteran Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto (pictured) and
Matt Hobar has been pulled from the lineup. According to the UFC, both fighters have suffered undisclosed injuries.

The 135-pound affair was slated to air on the main card, which will be broadcast live by Fox Sports 1. Diego Brandao vs. Katsunori Kikuno has since been promoted from the preliminary card in its place.

Shinsho Anzai vs. Roger Zapata was slotted as the only UFC Fight Pass matchup, but that has been bumped to the Fox Sports 2 portion of the prelims.

Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan hosts the festivities.

Here is the show’s revised lineup:

Preliminary Card:

Fox Sports 2 (8PM ET/5PM PT)

Shinsho Anzai vs. Roger Zapata

Kajan Johnson vs. Naoyuki Kotani

Nick Hein vs. Yusuke Kasuya

Li Jingliang vs. Kiichi Kunimoto

Main Card:

(Fox Sports 1 10PM ET/7PM PT)

Mizuto Hirota vs. Teruhito Ishihara – “Road to UFC: Japan” tournament final

Diego Brandao vs. Katsunori Kikuno

Takeya Mizugaki vs. George Roop

Chico Camus vs. Kyoji Horiguchi

Uriah Hall vs. Gegard Mousasi

Roy Nelson vs. Josh Barnett

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