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Herman-Russow scratched from UFC 136, Garcia-Phan promoted to PPV main card

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An undisclosed injury has forced Dave "Pee Wee" Herman out of a UFC 136 bout with Mike Russow, officials today announced.

As a result, a long-awaited rematch between featherweights Leonard Garcia and Nam Phan has taken its spot on the night's pay-per-view main card.

UFC 136 takes place Oct. 8 at Houston's Toyota Center.

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Post #1   9/28/11 2:19:57PM   

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Pettis/Stephens should be promoted to the main card, and Phan/Garcia to the Spike prelims.

Post #2   9/28/11 2:21:29PM   

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I can dig it.

Post #3   9/28/11 2:26:44PM   

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Posted by FastKnockout

Pettis/Stephens should be promoted to the main card, and Phan/Garcia to the Spike prelims.

I agree but I can live with this one as well

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Posted by prophecy033


Posted by FastKnockout

Pettis/Stephens should be promoted to the main card, and Phan/Garcia to the Spike prelims.

I agree but I can live with this one as well



Agreed. We get to see every fight now anyway, so I could care less who is on the main card and who is on the under card.

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just glad to see herman/russow off. not interested in either fighter, and i much rather see pham/garcia or pettis on main card, not to sure why they werent in the first place

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Posted by cowcatcher

Agreed. We get to see every fight now anyway, so I could care less who is on the main card and who is on the under card.



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Booo! I was super looking forward to this heavyweight brawl
BUT nam phan redemption will be exciting none the less

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Posted by cowcatcher


Posted by prophecy033


Posted by FastKnockout

Pettis/Stephens should be promoted to the main card, and Phan/Garcia to the Spike prelims.

I agree but I can live with this one as well



Agreed. We get to see every fight now anyway, so I could care less who is on the main card and who is on the under card.



Not me. I only order a handful of PPVs each year, the other's I go to the local sports bar and can't watch the prelims on Facebook. lol

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Suprised they scratched the bout.
Hunt would have taken the fight or even browne

Still a decent fight on the main card despite both coming off losses

Post #10   9/28/11 7:48:16PM   

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I see Phan dominating Garcia in route to a decision loss.

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The only thing I'm disappointed about is that I don't get to see Herman knock Russow out while smiling :P, like one of the guys above me said were gonna see every fight anyway who cares which fight is where

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I read on Twitter today that Herman was scratched due to a failed drug test (THC) that he's disputing.

I'm confused...when did they start testing in the weeks/months leading up to a fight?

EDIT: Nevermind...I was thinking this fight was at 139, not 136. He was being tested by the AC for licensing.

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I read Playground's interview of Phan and in one of Phan's responses he said something like, " I am not a main event kind of guy."

Good things are happening to Phan.

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Posted by prophecy033


Posted by FastKnockout

Pettis/Stephens should be promoted to the main card, and Phan/Garcia to the Spike prelims.

I agree but I can live with this one as well



Exactly. We win either way. This card is ridiculous top to bottom. I can't wait.

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Post #15   9/28/11 10:43:29PM