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Soszynski Subs in for Alexander

Written by Tom Ngo
May 4th, 2009
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The UFC wasted no time in finding a replacement for the injured Houston Alexander. Light heavyweight Krzysztof Soszynski has signed on to face Andre Gusmao on the non-televised portion of May 23rd’s UFC 98 event.

Word broke this morning that Alexander suffered a broken hand while training and the UFC was already on the hunt for a replacement. Sources close to the situation confirmed Soszynski’s participation in the event.

The TUF 8 contestant will be pulling double-duty as he just defeated former WEC light heavyweight champion Brian Stann last month at UFC 97. The W marked his second consecutive inside the Octagon and fifth overall.

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