UFC 166: Velasquez Vs Dos Santos III was hit hard recently by the injury bug. As reported on Fighters.com, Featherweight Matt Grice is still in the hospital recovering from brain surgery after a tragic car accident, and this left his opponent Jeremy Larsen without a dance partner. Charles Oliveira was set to fight Estevan Payan, and since he has been sidelined with an undisclosed injury, the UFC has announced the two will now fight one another.

UFC 166: Velasquez Vs Dos Santos III takes place on October 19 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. The main event will be the trilogy fight between current Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez and Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior dos Santos.

With injuries to both @JeremyLarsenMMA and @CharlesDoBronxs Oliveira's opponents, the two featherweights will now face each other #UFC166

”” UFC (@ufc) September 11, 2013


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