The injury bug has struck UFC 165 again. According to reports, Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto has sustained an injury, and will be unable to fight Ivan Menjivar. The UFC went into scramble mode and they have announced that Wilson Reis will make his debut against Menjivar. Reis was supposed to make his debut at UFC Fight Night 28 on Wednesday in Brazil, but he was filling in for Johnny Bedford against Hugo Viana. The bout was pulled from that card when Viana also came up injured over the weekend.
MMADiehards was the first to report the change. UFC 165: Jones Vs Gustafsson takes place September 21 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Canada. In the main event, Defending Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones will put his title on the line against Alexander Gustafsson. In the co-main event Interim Bantamweight Champion Renan Barao will put his belt on the line against Eddie Wineland.
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