Originally posted on 5thRound.com  |  Last updated 12/1/12
Because Levar Johnson’s groin gave out too close to showtime, the UFC wasn’t able to locate a suitable replacement in time to meet Brendan Schaub next Saturday in Seattle. So unfortunately for “The Hybrid,” he’s been yanked from the Octagon’s final FOX show of 2012. The lightweight affair between Daron Cruickshank and Henry Martinez has been bumped to the FX broadcast in place of Schaub vs. Johnson. What hasn’t changed is 155-pound champion Benson Henderson still puts his strap on the line against Nate Diaz in the card’s main attraction. Key Arena in Washington state serves as host. FOX airs the night’s four featured fights live beginning at 8PM ET/5PM PT. Here is the event’s revised agenda: Preliminary Card: (Facebook 3:45PM ET/12:45PM PT) Tim Means vs. Abel Trujillo Scott Jorgensen vs. John Albert (FX 5PM ET/2PM PT) Daron Cruickshank vs. Henry Martinez Jeremy Stephens vs. Yves Edwards Joe Proctor vs. Ramsey Nijem Dennis Siver vs. Nam Phan Raphael Assuncao vs. Mike Easton Michael Chiesa vs. Marcus LeVesseur Main Card: (FOX 8PM ET/5PM PT) Matt Brown vs. Mike Swick BJ Penn vs. Rory MacDonald Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Alexander Gustafsson Nate Diaz vs. Benson Henderson (UFC lightweight champion)
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