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Papy Abedi replaces Rich Attonito, meets Rick Story at UFC on FX 4

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Papy Abedi (8-2 MMA, 0-2 UFC) has replaced Rich Attonito (10-5 MMA, 3-2 UFC) and now meets fellow welterweight Rick Story (13-5 MMA, 6-3 UFC) at next month's UFC on FX 4 event.

UFC officials today announced the switch while stating Attonito suffered an undisclosed injury.

UFC on FX 4 takes place June 22 at Revel Casino in Atlantic City, N.J.



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Post #1   5/8/12 8:25:07PM   

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Stroy should have no trouble at all with this fight, first round KO

Post #2   5/8/12 8:25:47PM   

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Balls, I was hoping for Story vs Kos. I'm afraid this will be the end for Abedi in the UFC.

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Post #3   5/8/12 8:28:22PM   

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Abedi looks like a worldbeater for the first couple minutes of a fight. That won't be enough against Story.

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Abedi will most likely be heading to the Super Fight League after this one.

Post #5   5/8/12 9:15:54PM   

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Easy 11to IMO.....Story 1st round submission.

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Story has the chin and grappling to handle him with ease.

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If Story doesn't finish him I'll be surprised. This fight will make him look really good.

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Posted by jae_1833

Easy 11to IMO.....Story 1st round submission.



Bingo!

Abedi's fight with Head was one of the worst appearances I've seen...he gasses so damn easy and just gave Head the rear naked choke lol

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One way to keep your job for a little longer, be a late fill in.

I'm not ready to give Story the win though, will be a good fight though.

Post #10   5/9/12 2:05:38AM   

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why is abedi still in the ufc ? he's lucky to get this fight in my opinion, wild striker with a limited ground game who gasses quickly.

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Posted by aussiemma

why is abedi still in the ufc ? he's lucky to get this fight in my opinion, wild striker with a limited ground game who gasses quickly.



Taking fights on short notice sure doesn't hurt.

I say send him to SF if he loses and match him up with Manhoef.

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Posted by aussiemma

why is abedi still in the ufc ? he's lucky to get this fight in my opinion, wild striker with a limited ground game who gasses quickly.



When was the last time the UFC released a fighter?

The UFC has a roster well over 300 and seems to hold onto everybody and anybody now. I wonder when they will hit that number where they have to start subtracting.

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Posted by cowcatcher


Posted by aussiemma

why is abedi still in the ufc ? he's lucky to get this fight in my opinion, wild striker with a limited ground game who gasses quickly.



Taking fights on short notice sure doesn't hurt.

I say send him to SF if he loses and match him up with Manhoef.



I would love to see Melvin murderize him

Its funny u mention Melvin cuz I think they are long lost brothers.....

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