Injuries cause many changes to UFC on FOX 8 event

UFC on FOX 8The UFC on FOX 8 event that’s set for July 27 at the KeyArena in Seattle, Washington, looks nothing like it did when officially announced due to a rash of injuries to fighters on the card. There have been a number of changes just in the past week, so we have the updated fight card below.

The UFC on FOX 8 event will be headlined by the UFC flyweight title fight between champion Demetrious Johnson and challenger John Moraga. The co-main event will consist of a welterweight bout between top contenders Roy MacDonald and Jake Ellenberger. The following fighters(their original opponent in parenthesis) have been removed from the card due to injuries:

  • Siyar Bahardurzada (Robbie Lawler)
  • Bobby Green (Danny Castillo)
  • Spencer Fisher (Yves Edward)
  • Matt Mitrione vs. Brendan Schaub fight removed entirely from the event

The updated UFC on FOX 8 fight card is below:

  • Demetrious Johnson vs. John Moraga (UFC flyweight championship)
  • Rory MacDonald vs. Jake Ellenberger
  • Robbie Lawler vs. Bobby Voelker
  • Liz Carmouche vs. Jessica Andrade
  • Michael Chiesa vs. Jorge Masvidal
  • Danny Castillo vs. Tim Means
  • Mac Danzig vs. Melvin Guillard
  • Yves Edwards vs. Daron Cruikshank
  • Ed Herman vs. Trevor Smith
  • Julie Kedzie vs. Germaine de Randamie
  • Aaron Riley vs. Justin Salas
  • John Albert vs. Yaotzin Meza

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