Rafaello Oliveira To Fight Edson Barbosa, Makdessi Injured

UFC Officials have confirmed a change to UFC 162: Silva Vs. Weidman. John Makdessi has suffered an injury while training for his fight with Edson Barbosa, and has been forced off of the card. Makdessi will be replaced by Rafaello Oliveira.

UFC 162: Silva Vs Weidman takes places July 6 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main event will feature reigning Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva’s 11th title defense against challenger Chris Weidman.