Siyar Bahadurzada out vs. Chris Clements at UFC 149, Matt Riddle in
All five fights originally announced for the UFC 149 main card have been changed. UFC 149 will take place on July 21, 2012, Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
UFC 149: oh sweet mercy…. Siyar out injured, new bout is Chris Clements vs Matt Riddle
Up-and-comer Siyar Bahadurzada will now have to bow out of his July 21st scrap against Chris Clements with an undisclosed wound.
Clements initially stepped in for Thiago Alves to meet Bahadurzada after the Brazilian tore his pectoral muscle.
“Menace” posted a split decision victory over Keith Wisniewski in his big league debut at UFC 145. Clements will be riding a five-fight winning streak into the welterweight shootout.
Riddle salvaged his big league career by snapping a two-fight losing streak in his last outing. The former “The Ultimate Fighter 7″ contestant escaped with a split decision win over Henry Martinez at UFC 143.