Found April 03, 2013 on The Flying Knee MMA:
PLAYERS: Amir Sadollah
The injury bug strikes again, this time taking out welterweight Amir Sadollah from his scheduled bout with Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson. Strikeforce import Nah-shon Burrell steps  in against ‘Wonderboy’ at UFC 160. The UFC announced the switch earlier today on twitter.  Nah-shon made his UFC debut back at UFC 157, defeating Yuri Villefort via unanimous decision in hostile territory. Having won seven of his last eight fights, with the only loss coming to Chris Spang at Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Cormier, Nah-shon is determined to gradually climb the welterweight ranks. Stephen Thompson was one of the most touted prospects of 2012. With a storied kickboxing career that saw him win countless championships before transitioning to MMA, ‘Wonderboy’ was expected to shoot up the welterweight ranks. After an impressive UFC debut that saw him finish Dan Stittgen via head-kick KO, Thompson had his hype train derailed when he lost a unanimous decision to Matt Brown. Now 6-1 in his professional ca...

Nah-Shon Burrell replaces Amir Sadollah at UFC 160

UFC officials announced today that Amir Sadollah has been forced out of UFC 160 and Nah-Shon Burrell will replace him in a bout against Stephen Thompson at the event.   UFC 160 takes place May 25 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV. The main event will be a heavyweight title bout between [...]
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