UFC 98: Houston Alexander Off Card With Injury (UPDATE)

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The UFC has confirmed that UFC light heavyweight Houston Alexander has been forced out of his UFC 98 fight with Andre Gusmao (5-1), due to a broken hand he suffered while training.

The UFC is expected to announce a replacement fighter to face Gusmao on the UFC 98 under card.

Alexander, 2-3 in the UFC, is in a must win situation. Another loss in the UFC could add the Nebraska native to a growing list of fighters dropped by the organization.

Krzysztof Soszynski will replace Houston Alexander and take on Andre Gusmao on the preliminary card of UFC 98.

UFC 98: Houston Alexander vs Andre Gusmao

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UFC light heavyweight Houston Alexander (8-4) will take on Andre Gusmao (5-1) at UFC 98 “Lesnar vs Mir II” on May 23 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Alexander will look to break his current three fight losing streak against the 5-1 Brazilian. This fight is make or break for the Nebraska native, who debuted in the UFC with two consecutive wins over Keith Jardine and Alessio Sakara.

For the latest on UFC 98, check out our UFC Rumors section.

UFN 15 “Diaz vs. Neer” Results LIVE

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UFC Fight Night 15 “Diaz vs. Neer” is set to lead off the debut of season 8 of the ultimate fighter reality series on SpikeTV. The anticipated fight card is headlined by The Ultimate Fighter 5 winner Nate Diaz taking MMA veteran Josh Neer. Also anchoring the card is the lightweight superfight between Clay “The Carpenter” Guida and TUF 6 winner Mac Danzig.

The preliminary bouts are scheduled to begin at 5:45 pm ET with the televised portion of the card to follow on Spike TV at 5 pm ET.

UFN 15 Results after the JUMP

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