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Budgellism » Posted 4/8/07 11:45:00AM

With Johnny Eduardo (25-9 MMA, 0-1 UFC) scratched due to a shoulder injury, undefeated promotional newcomer Alex Soto (6-0-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has taken his spot on next week's UFC 139 card.

He now meets fast-rising bantamweight Michael McDonald (13-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC). ( today confirmed the switch with event sources, though UFC officials haven't formally announced it. McDonald first hinted at the change via Twitter.

UFC 139 takes place Nov. 19 at HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif.

The latest UFC 139 card now includes:

MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view)
Dan Henderson vs. Mauricio "Shogun" Rua
Cung Le vs. Wanderlei Silva
Brian Bowles vs. Urijah Faber
Martin Kampmann vs. Rick Story
Stephan Bonnar vs. Kyle Kingsbury

Ryan Bader vs. Jason Brilz
Tom Lawlor vs. Chris Weidman

Nick Pace vs. Miguel Torres
Rafael dos Anjos vs. Gleison Tibau
Michael McDonald vs. Alex Soto*
Seth Baczynski vs. Matt Brown
Shamar Bailey vs. Danny Castillo



FastKnockout » Posted 9/24/10 8:39:00PM

Happy to hear they found a replacement.

Budgellism » Posted 4/8/07 11:45:00AM

Posted by FastKnockout

Happy to hear they found a replacement.

Same here. If he wins this fight though, McDonald needs a step up in competition. Scheduling him for a fight with Eduardo made no sense to me in the first place.


shaneTpain » Posted 7/30/11 2:57:00PM

Soto must be a gamer if hes debutin against McD

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