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Jorge Lopez out at UFC 143, Matt Riddle now meets Henry Martinez

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The lineup shuffling continues for UFC officials, as Jorge Lopez (11-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) has been forced out of his planned contest with Matt Riddle (5-3 MMA, 5-3 UFC).

In his place steps octagon newcomer Henry Martinez (8-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC).

UFC officials recently announced the change.

Featuring an interim welterweight title fight between Nick Diaz and Carlos Condit UFC 143 takes place Feb. 4 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.

Riddle looks to snap a two-fight losing streak, the first such run of his career. A rare fighter who has fought all of his professional contests in the octagon, he was beaten by UFC newcomer Lance Benoist this past September but was rewarded with a "Fight of the Night" bonus following the UFC Fight Night 25 bout. Riddle also dropped a decision to Sean Pierson at 2010's UFC 124 card.

He now faces Martinez, a Greg Jackson product who makes his UFC debut. Martinez, who competed as a featherweight in 2009 at Bellator Fighting Championships 2 (where he suffered his lone career loss), carried a four-fight win streak into the contest. All four wins have come via submission.

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Post #1   1/30/12 7:38:40AM   

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Post #2   1/30/12 7:54:25AM   

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'Hank' Martinez sounds better.

I'll root for anyone named Hank.

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Post #3   1/30/12 11:39:22AM   

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Damn, I like picking against Riddle as a habit, but this new guy scares me.

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Post #4   1/30/12 2:58:30PM   

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Posted by emfleek

'Hank' Martinez sounds better.

I'll root for anyone named Hank.



I'm not sure why....but I agree with this.....Hank or Doug.

Post #5   1/30/12 3:07:04PM   

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Fought as a featherweight before
And 6 day notice. Gotta go with riddle

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Post #6   1/30/12 3:21:18PM   

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I had no idea when it was Jorge Lopez vs Matt Riddle.
Now that its Henry Martinez vs Matt Riddle I have NO FUCKIN CLUE

Post #7   1/30/12 5:36:05PM