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“UFC on Versus 6″ Fight Card Makes Last-Minute Change

Written by Tom Ngo
September 28th, 2011
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UFC Poster Versus 6 Dominick Cruz Johnson Barry Struve

Bantamweight Jeff Hougland has suffered an undisclosed injury that will force him out of Saturday’s “UFC on Versus 6” event. As we all know fully well, the Octagon show waits for no man. Byron Bloodworth has agreed to serve as a last-minute substitute to face Mike Easton inside the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C.

Bloodworth will be making his big league debut riding a three-fight winning streak. He holds a 6-1 record overall.

Easton, who is also a UFC rookie, owns a 10-1 resume.

Their 135-pound affair will not air on the Versus broadcast, which starts live at 9PM ET/6PM PT.

A bantamweight title scrap between champion Dominick Cruz and Demetrious Johnson will headline the freebie fight card.

Here is the show’s revised roster:

Preliminary Bouts:

Byron Bloodworth vs. Mike Easton

Walel Watson vs. Joseph Sandoval

Josh Neer vs. Keith Wisniewski

Shane Roller vs. T.J. Grant

Paul Sass vs. Michael Johnson

Rafaello Oliveira vs. Yves Edwards

Main Bouts:

Mac Danzig vs. Matt Wiman

Charlie Brenneman vs. Anthony Johnson

Stefan Struve vs. Pat Barry

Demetrious Johnson vs. Dominick Cruz (UFC Bantamweight Champion)

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