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Jose Aldo Suffers from Injury, Withdraws From UFC 149

Written on June 11, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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Aldo vs. Koch bout, cancelled. Faber vs. Barao title fight moved to the main event of UFC 149.

The string of injured fighters in seems to be never ending. This time, it’s turn to be hit by the injury bug.

Due to Aldo’s injury, UFC officials have decided to completely withdraw his scheduled bout against Erik Koch from ’s card.

The promotion also announced additional changes through their official Twitter account, @UFC and posted this message:

- More changes – Aldo injured, Aldo-Koch postponed, Faber-Barao interim title fight now the main event of UFC 149 in Calgary

Moving to the main event of UFC 149, will be UFC bantamweight title contenders Urijah ‘The California Kid’ Faber and Brazilian Renan Barão. Faber and Barão was scheduled to co-headline the UFC 148 card, to be held this July 7, 2012 in Las Vegas.

UFC 149 will be held at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada on July 21, 2012.

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