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Brian Foster Steps In for Rory MacDonald at UFC 123

Written on October 14, 2010 by Markham Mencken

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There's a change in the welterweight line-up for the upcoming UFC 123: "Rampage vs. Machida". Brian Foster will be stepping in to face Matt Brown, after Rory MacDonald was forced to bow out of the Nov. 20 contest.

With suffering from a knee injury, the welterweight line-up for has been changed. Happy to take MacDonald’s place is the HIT Squad product, , that will face at the November 20 match.

Matt Brown is coming from a crafty submission loss by Chris Lytle at UFC 116 back in July. It was Brown’s second submission lost after gaining his three-win streak. And though he’s an entertaining fighter, Brown has some urgency to make it to the fight. And like Matt Brown, Brian Foster is also a victim of a well-planned submission loss. However, Foster was able to redeem himself at UFC Fight Night 22 after rattling out Forrest Petz.

The UFC 123 will feature a light heavyweight match between and Quinton “Rampage” Jackson. More on the tourney will be the vs BJ Penn trilogy.

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