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Norifumi "Kid" Yamamoto vs. Damacio Page scratched from UFC 135 prelims

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A bantamweight bout between Norifumi "Kid" Yamamoto (18-4 MMA, 0-1 UFC) and Damacio Page (15-6 MMA, 0-1 UFC) has been scratched from next month's UFC 135 event.

Both fighters suffered injuries in the lead-up to the fight.

UFC 135 takes place Sept. 24 at Denver's Pepsi Center. The night's main card, including light-heavyweight champ Jon Jones vs. Quinton "Rampage" Jackson, airs on pay-per-view.

Yamamoto vs. Page was slated for a part of the preliminary card that's expected to stream on Facebook.

Yamamoto made his long-awaited UFC debut earlier this year and suffered a unanimous-decision loss to Demetrious Johnson at UFC 126. The K-1 HERO'S and DREAM vet now is just 1-3 in his past four fights following a seven-year, 14-fight win streak in Japan. Yamamoto, who was slated to fight Chris Cariaso at UFC 130, has now pulled out of two straight fights.

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Post #1   9/1/11 11:52:03AM   

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Post #2   9/1/11 12:20:00PM   

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I know it was just a prelim, but damn was I excited for it.

Post #3   9/1/11 12:28:08PM   

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Posted by FastKnockout

I know it was just a prelim, but damn was I excited for it.


Same Here, This Sucks!!

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Damm this sucks!! I love it!!
Only two cards with ten fights only this year will be this and ufc 130
And I was there for both live!! Thank you!!
Love the fact that 136 gets two title shots plus 12 fights that's balance for you!!

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Posted by hashyandy4


Posted by FastKnockout

I know it was just a prelim, but damn was I excited for it.


Same Here, This Sucks!!

this was one I was looking forward to most

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This is too bad :( was really looking forward to seeing Yamamoto fight again

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Posted by hashyandy4


Posted by FastKnockout

I know it was just a prelim, but damn was I excited for it.


Same Here, This Sucks!!



That makes 3 of us. I hate coming home from work everyday to find out another awesome fight has been scratched. Seems like an everyday thing at this point.

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Maybe I cursed the kid
Was going to see him at 130 he gets scratched
Now 135 he gets scratched
Now if he books again for a live event I am attending and bows out again
I cursed him!!

Post #9   9/1/11 11:20:12PM