Nogueira injured, replaced by Thiago Silva for April UFC event in Sweden

source: studiomma.com
 

The UFC has just informed StudioMMA.com that Rogerio “Lil’ Nog” Nogueira has scratched from his heavyweight fight with Swedish phenom Alexander Gustafsson due to injury. Read more...

Believe it or not, Thiago Silva is replacing Nogueira in the light heavyweight main event! This comes as a bit of a surprise, as this will be Silva's first fight back from a lengthy suspension due to a failed drug test and an admitted use of a banned substance. Moreover, the winner of the bout may surge ahead in the line for title contention.

Silva was schedule for a rematch with Brandon Vera at UFC on Fuel 3 in Fairfax, VA. It was after their previous bout, in which Silva dominated Vera and smashed Vera's nose, that Silva failed his drug test.

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BadBlueHooligan site profile image  

3/9/12 3:46 AM by BadBlueHooligan

Damn Filthy! You know your shit! :)

Josey Wales site profile image  

3/7/12 2:35 PM by Josey Wales

Can't wait to see Thiago's mean mug back in the Octagon. But I like Gustaffson also.

UGCTT_MexiCain AmeriCain site profile image  

3/7/12 12:27 PM by UGCTT_MexiCain AmeriCain

Gustaffson still takes it

downunderground site profile image  

3/7/12 6:03 AM by downunderground

Still want to see Gustaffson and Te Huna rematch

junon site profile image  

3/7/12 3:37 AM by junon

the Nogs sure do get injured a lot.

DoomFarmer site profile image  

3/7/12 3:31 AM by DoomFarmer

Man, don't even bother pandering to that fucking idiot.

Brabo Ben site profile image  

3/7/12 3:05 AM by Brabo Ben

It's bongo time

FenrisUlven site profile image  

3/7/12 2:57 AM by FenrisUlven

This is gonna be great! And I will be right there cageside!! WAR Alex!!

UGCTT_Fraser_Finlay site profile image  

3/7/12 2:43 AM by UGCTT_Fraser_Finlay

Big Nog has faught some of the best fighters in the world: Frank Mir (x2); Cain Velasquez; Josh Barnett (more than once); Fedor (more than once).Lil Nog has fought: Phil Davis; Ryan Bader; Dan Henderson; Shogun; Overeem (2x); and Sakuraba (2x).Just shut up you troll...



 

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