UFC 102: Brandon Vera On Changing Opponents

UFC heavyweight Brandon Vera talks about having to fight Krzysztof Soszynski on short notice, after Matt Hamil dropped out of the fight with injury. He also troughs his name in the hat of fighters willing to take on Fedor Emelianenko at Affliction 3.

UFC 102: Matt Hamill Out, Krzysztof Soszynski In Against Brandon Vera

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According to Sherdog, Matt Hamill has been forced to withdraw from his UFC 102 fight with Brandon “The Truth” Vera (10-3) , with an undisclosed knee injury . TUF 8′s Krzysztof Soszynski (18-8-1) has verbally agreed to step up and replace Hamill on the main card.

Since competing on the Ultimate Fighter, Soszynski has racked up two impressive wins in the Octagon. First, he defeated Brian Stann with a Kimora at UFC 97 “Redemption”. Then a month later, Soszynski stepped in as a last minute replacement for Houston Alexander, KO Andre Gusmao in the first round at UFC 98.

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