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Castillo-Johnson, Roller-Volkmann latest shifts from UFC 151 to UFC on FX 5

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The changes resulting from Thursday's UFC 151 cancellation continue, and UFC on FX 5 is the beneficiary.

Lightweight bouts between Danny Castillo (14-4 MMA, 4-1 UFC) and Michael Johnson (11-6 MMA, 3-2 UFC) and Shane Roller (11-6 MMA, 2-3 UFC) and Jacob Volkmann (14-3 MMA, 5-3 UFC) have been moved from next week's scrapped show in Las Vegas to October in Minneapolis.

UFC officials on Thursday night announced the changes, bringing UFC on FX 5 up to 13 announced or rumored bouts.

UFC on FX 5 takes place Oct. 5 at Target Center in Minneapolis and airs live on FX and FUEL TV. The card is headlined by a heavyweight bout between Travis Browne and Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva. It is the UFC's first trip to Minneapolis since UFC 87 in 2008.

UFC 151 on Thursday was cancelled when light heavyweight title challenger Dan Henderson was forced out with a knee injury and, according to UFC President Dana White, champion Jon Jones turned down a fight against Chael Sonnen, who had offered to step in for Henderson for the main event.

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Post #1   8/23/12 10:36:56PM   

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I like the Castillo/Johnson fight, could care less about watching Roller and Volkmann hump each other for three rounds. Glad a few more fights were added to the Minneapolis card anyway.

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Post #2   8/23/12 11:01:51PM   

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If Meathead vs Broughton remains on the main card I will be throwing a tantrum

Post #3   8/24/12 4:54:44PM