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Jay Hieron Faces Romario Da Silva at Legacy FC 12

Written on July 07, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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Hieron was originally set to fight Mike Bronzoulis, who was pulled out due to an injury

Welterweight fighter, now has a new opponent for next week’s event.

Hieron  was scheduled to fight former LFC welterweight titleholder Mike Bronzoulis, who was forced to withdraw from the event due to an injury. Replacing him is Brazilian veteran and LFC newcomer .

Hieron, a UFC and Strikeforce veteran, enjoyed a 10-fight win streak before losing to champion Ben Askren, via a split decision in last October’s Bellator event. He left the promotion after his loss.

While Da Silva has spent most of his time fighting in his hometown, Brazil. He recently earned a decision win over Jaime Jara at a Shark Fights event, which serves as his third win out of four fights.

Check out the latest card below:

MAIN CARD (AXS TV)

Will Campuzano vs. Chad Robichaux – for vacant flyweight title

Robert Drysdale vs. Isaac “Ike” Villanueva
D.J. Linderman vs. Dale Mitchell
Artenas Young vs. Noel Ligon
Nick Gonzalez vs. Rey Trujillo
Terry Acker vs. Alan Nascimento

PRELIMINARY CARD (Untelevised)

Justin Reiswerg vs. Cris Rucker
Ray Blodgett vs. Scotty Juarez
Jason Carter vs. Jared Chaffee
Jeremy Morris vs. Levi West
Mark Garcia vs. Charles Ontiveros
Lester Batres vs. Patrick Bierschwhale

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