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Rory Macdonald forced to withdraw from UFC 158 due to injury; no replacement signed yet

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The highly-anticipated Rory MacDonald vs. Carlos Condit rematch is off.

According to multiple sources close to the fight, MacDonald suffered an undisclosed injury in training recently, which has forced the young Canadian fighter to withdraw from his fight against Condit at UFC 158.

No opponent has been signed to replace MacDonald against Condit next month. As of now, he is still expected to compete on the card...

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Maybe Woodley, or Tarec?

Erick Silva doesn't have a fight either, but I''m not sure they want to throw him to another wolf.

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Maybe DD pulled his groin.

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Posted by grappler0000

Maybe DD pulled his groin.



It was more likely GSP or Ricci.



<-----means I'm kidding

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damnit!

make hendricks/condit & push story up to the main card to fight ellenberger

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Posted by cowcatcher

Maybe Woodley, or Tarec?

Erick Silva doesn't have a fight either, but I''m not sure they want to throw him to another wolf.



Tarec sounds like a solid choice.

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This is awful news

Saffiedine is an awesome chioce I can even see Maia jumping in there again on short notice.

I just hope they find a suitable replacement

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GSP - Diaz - Koscheck - Lawler - Siyar - Stungun - Ellenberger - Hendricks - Hardy - Brown
All have fights scheduled

Kampmann - No contact suspension ended 2 days ago
Pierce - 4 Months left on a 6 month suspension

Maia - No Suspension
Tarec Safferdine - No Suspension
Woodley - No Suspension
Fitch - No Suspension
Marquardt - No Suspension
Hathaway - No Suspension
Erick Silva - Suspension post fitch fight ended 3 months ago

Gunnar Nelson - Awaiting Results

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Don't feel bad since I'm not going to it.

A lot or replacement

Doubt they pull Jake or johnny to fight condit.

Plug in maia or Eric Silva
Or the chosen one.

I do think maia should step up take the fight
He beats condit he is right behind johnny in my eyes

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Posted by prozacnation1978

Don't feel bad since I'm not going to it.






hendricks vs condit was just tweeted & theyre looking for an opponent for ellenberger

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Posted by prozacnation1978

Don't feel bad since I'm not going to it.






hendricks vs condit was just tweeted & theyre looking for an opponent for ellenberger



Lame. He should be fighting for the title, not the guy who just lost to the champion.

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Rory pulled a muscle no one has heard of yet.

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I guess Tarec turned it down and Hendricks stepped up. I like that Hendricks is doing that, it's risky, but it shows he's a company man.

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Posted by prozacnation1978

I do think maia should step up take the fight
He beats condit he is right behind johnny in my eyes



I love this. If Hendricks-condit has already been made though, perhaps Maia could step in against ellenberger. Having already handled Kim, story (who beat ellenberger outside the ufc) and fitch, maia has proven himself against wrestlers at 170. Ellenberger has lots of power though, and on less than a month, that is pretty short notice for such a tough fight.

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