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Matyushenko replaces Hollett, meets Hamill at UFC 152 in Toronto

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Matt Hamill has a new opponent for his first post-retirement fight.

His original UFC 151 opponent and UFC newcomer, Roger Hollett (13-3 MMA, 0-0 UFC), has suffered an injury, and veteran Vladimir Matyushenko (26-6 MMA, 7-4 UFC) has stepped in to fight Hamill (10-4 MMA, 9-4 UFC) on short notice.

UFC officials today announced the change to the light-heavyweight fight.

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Post #1   8/20/12 3:12:22PM   

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i like it

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Post #2   8/20/12 3:12:48PM   

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same. Happy to see Vladdy back. Much better match up imo.

Post #3   8/20/12 3:15:34PM   

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This isn't going to be an easy fight for shenko. I'm kind of torn on who to root for


Hamill im feeling takes this UD.

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I like this match up much better. I have the Janitor

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Post #5   8/20/12 3:23:51PM   

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Ring rust is more severe on Hammil, Maty SD or UD.

Post #6   8/20/12 3:45:42PM   

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It's already been said but I like it better

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Post #7   8/20/12 3:54:41PM   

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last time Vladdy fought in Toronto, it was a very quick KO win. I like him in this fight

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I like this fight...but i would have called cro cop to his first lhw bout

Post #9   8/20/12 6:08:00PM   

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I think Hamill will be to much for Vlady

Hamill by UD or TKO

Post #10   8/20/12 6:50:42PM   

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BOOOO! Was looking forward to watching Hollett in the octagon
BUT The Hammer would have beaten him anyways
THIS is actually a fantastic match now. Hammer vs Janitor..?! Im torn

Post #11   8/20/12 7:01:30PM   

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Hamill by decision.

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I can dig it

Post #13   8/20/12 9:43:39PM   

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Good to see both guys back. It's a close fight imo. I think Vladdy might still have what it takes to get the W.

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hamill by SD or UD

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Post #15   8/20/12 11:20:03PM