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UFC 137: Donald Cerrone Replaces Sam Stout Against Dennis Silver

Written on August 30, 2011 by Lulu

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Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone will replace Sam Stout to face Dennis Silver for UFC 137

Sam Stout was forced out of his upcoming bout against Dennis Silver for UFC 137– which will take place in Las Vegas. Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone stepped in to replace him. The new match was confirmed by sources that was close to the match-up on Monday.

Donald Cerrone might soon give the Miller brothers a run for their money for a fighter who steps in on short notice when someone is injured. The said fight will be the second out of Cowboy’s last three fights, wherein he has stepped in for another injured fighter. Since moving over from WEC to the UFC, Donald Cerrone has gone 3-0 with rapidly improving his skills every step of the way.

During his recent trip in the Octagon, Cowboy made a short work of his opponent — Charles Oliveira. The latter was defeated during the first round of their UFC on Versus 5 bout in Milwaukee.

The Team Jackson fighter will now face a top ten opponent in Dennis Siver, who looks to win his fifth fight in a row this October.

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UFC on Versus 5 Gives $65,000 Bonuses to Few Fighters

Written on August 15, 2011 by Lulu

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Chris Lytle, Dan Hardy and Donald Cerrone were able to get a bonus of $65,000 after their fights at UFC on Versus 5.

UFC on Versus 5, which took place in Milwaukee last Sunday night, is filled with finishes and exciting bouts that left UFC officials with some difficulty on choosing the post-fight awards and bonuses.

After the astonishing bout between Dan Hardy and Chris Lytle, it was almost easy to think that the two would be the Fight of the Night. Chris Lytle had difficulty in facing his opponent, but he was still able to manage to end the fight with a submission — earning him the Submission of the Night. He had earned $65,000 each for his two awards, and earned a 2012 Softail Blackline motorcycle from Harley Davidson for his victory. On the other hand, Dan Hardy scored a $65,000 bonus for his part in the fight and a promise from the UFC co-owner and CEO – Lorenzo Fertitta- that he will not be released from the contract despite his fourth consecutive loss.

Meanwhile, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone obtained the Knockout of Night bonus, which earned him $65,000, after knocking out Charles Oliveira through a hook punch and a knee.

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Charles Oliveira Replaces Paul Taylor For UFC on Versus 5 Against Donald Cerrone

Written on July 08, 2011 by Lulu

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After his fight against Nick Lentz at UFC 132 which resulted to a no contest, Charles Oliveira will now face Donald Cerrone at UFC on Versus 5.

According to a source, Charles Oliveira has stepped in to replace Paul Taylor for the upcoming UFC on Versus 5 against Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. Paul Taylor backs out of his upcoming match due to undisclosed injury. Charles Oliveira will replace Paul Taylor just two weeks after his match against Nik Lentz in Pitsburgh at UFC on Versus 4, which was declared by the Pennsylvania State Athletic Commission to a no contest. Now, Charles Oliveira will step again inside the Octagon to face another dangerous opponent — the former WEC title contender Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone.

See the current UFC on Versus 5 fight card after the break.

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Donald Cerrone Replaces John Makdessi Against Paul Taylor at UFC on Versus 5

Written on June 28, 2011 by Lulu

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As Canadian fighter - John Makdessi - withdraws from his UFC on Versus 5 match due to injury, Donald Cerrone fills in the empty slot and faces Paul Taylor.

After John Makdessi withdrew from his match against Paul Taylor, Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone steps in to replace him for UFC on Versus 5 in Milwaukee.

Former title contender, Donald Cerrone, has two consecutive notable wins over Paul Kelly and Vagner Rocha. The Team Jackson fighter has been lobbying to get a hometown bout for UFC 135 in Denver, but he was scheduled to fight in August.

The fight between Donald Cerrone and Paul Taylor could be a big match-up of two heavy strikers in the lightweight division. However, there are no further details whether the match will be televised or not.

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