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Cody McKenzie tweeted early this morning that he will now face UFC newcomer Marcus LeVesseur at UFC on FUEL 3.
McKenzie was set to face Aaron Riley at the event until Riley was forced to pull out for an unknown reason.
UFC on FUEL 3 takes play May 15 at the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia. The event will be headlined by a featherweight bout between top contenders Dustin Poirier and Chan Sung Jung.
LeVesseur is 21-5 in his professional mixed martial arts career. He is currently riding a three fight win streak and is 0-0 in the UFC thus far. In his last bout he defeated Taurean Bogguess via decision at MSC: High Stakes.
McKenzie is 12-2 in his professional mixed martial arts career. He is currently on a two fight losing streak and is 1-2 in the UFC thus far. In his last bout the Ultimate Fighter 12 alum was defeated by Vagner Rocha via second round submission at UFC Fight Night 25.
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be tinkering with its upcoming UFC on FUEL TV 3 fight card, scheduled for May 15, 2012 at the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia.
That’s because lightweight banger Aaron Riley was forced to withdraw from the network-televised event for undisclosed reasons and has been replaced by promotion newcomer Marcus LeVesseur.
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With less than a month remaining until showtime, the “UFC on FUEL TV: Korean Zombie vs. Poirier” lineup has undergone a slight change. Octagon rookie Marcus LeVesseur has agreed to replace Aaron Riley and meet Cody McKenzie in the May 15th event.
McKenzie recently announced the swap on his Twitter account.
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