Wiman out, Oliveira in vs Escudero at Fight Night

by Samantha L. Johnson | source: mmaweekly.com

The revolving opponent door has swung once again for Efrain Escudero. Originally slated to face John Gunderson at Ultimate Fight Night in Austin, TX on Sept. 15.; after Mac Danzig was forced to withdraw from the co-main event versus Matt Wiman, Escudero was pulled to replace Danzig.

However, with the recent news of Matt Wiman breaking his arm Escudero was left without an opponent, Gunderson has already been matched with Yves Edwards. UFC match maker, Joe Silva, has saved the day once again by pairing Charles Oliveira with Escudero.

Charles Oliveira (13-0) recently made his UFC debut at UFC on Versus 2.

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iant site profile image  

8/20/10 11:01 PM by iant


armbartender site profile image  

8/20/10 10:56 PM by armbartender

he was back in training the monday after his win in the ufc so I think he should be well prepared

Jake Devree site profile image  

8/20/10 9:20 PM by Jake Devree

 I wouldn't say that. At least Efrian has been training knowing he has a fight on that date. Who knows if Oliviera has been getting fight ready these past few weeks.

olskool site profile image  

8/20/10 8:48 AM by olskool

 Over Coles submission? Hmm, we will see! WAR COLE

ajjr0ller site profile image  

8/20/10 6:26 AM by ajjr0ller

Its the co-main unfortunately..

BJJkilla site profile image  

8/20/10 5:45 AM by BJJkilla

efrain getting submitted, hopefully he learns how to tap early before he injures his arm badly.

NorthFromHere site profile image  

8/20/10 5:35 AM by NorthFromHere

Escudero by KO.

armbartender site profile image  

8/20/10 5:33 AM by armbartender

looks like oliveira is gonna have another submission of the night bonus

letsgobois site profile image  

8/20/10 12:49 AM by letsgobois

Oh Mac Danzig, will you ever win?

TheBulgarianAssassin site profile image  

8/20/10 12:47 AM by TheBulgarianAssassin

Awesome. Looking forward to it. Hope it's on the main card.