Francisco Rivera Replaces Edwin Figueroa at UFC on FX 4
UFC bantamweight Edwin Figueroa withdraws from UFC on FX 4 due to an injury
Figueroa was scheduled to duel with Ken Stone at this month’s UFC on FX 4 bout. Set to replace him is Francisco Rivera, who is fresh from a victory, after earning a decision win against Alex Soto at the UFC on FUEL TV.
Rivera made his UFC debut at the TUF 13 Finale, where he lost to Reuban Duran by submission. He is also looking make it two straight UFC wins after a two-fight losing streak under the Zuffa banner. While Stone last fought September of last year in a bout that he won by choking out Donny Walker at UFN 25 in New Orleans. This is not the first time for Stone to withdraw from a scheduled bout. He was expected to face Mike Easton at UFC on FX 1 but also pulled out due to an injury.
UFC on FX: Maynard vs. Guida (aka UFC on FX 4) is scheduled to take place on June 22, 2012 at the Revel Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey.View Article Source »