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Edson Barboza steps in for Khabib Nurmagomedov to face Tony Ferguson at TUF Finale

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***UPDATED POST***

Edson Barboza was officially named the replacement for the injured Khabib Nurmagomedov in a fight with Tony Ferguson at The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale on Dec. 11 in Las Vegas, the UFC announced Friday.

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(Courtesy of All That MMA on Twitter)



***ORIGINAL POST***

Khabib Nurmagomedov can't seem to catch a break.

An injured rib has forced Nurmagomedov out of his highly-anticipated Dec. 11 fight against Tony Ferguson, sources confirmed with MMAFighting.com Thursday night.

Read more here....

(Courtesy of All That MMA on Twitter)

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Post #1   10/30/15 12:21:22AM   

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AKA...SMH...

Post #2   10/30/15 12:28:59AM   

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I've heard that Edson Barboza is the possible replacement to fight Ferguson, but there has been no confirmation yet.

Post #3   10/30/15 12:34:44AM   

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Man, does this suck. Was really looking forward to this fight and not only because I'm attending the event. It was one of my favorite fights taking place that entire week

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Posted by tildengolfer

AKA...SMH...



He was in Russia when he got injured and was going to go down to AKA next week.

Post #5   10/30/15 12:49:50AM   

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That is a shame, hopefully he can get back in to something early 2015.

Post #6   10/30/15 12:52:39AM   

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Man I was so looking forward to this match up. Ferguson is looking killer everywhere especially on the ground.

Post #7   10/30/15 2:10:00AM   

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If he doesn't fight before 2016 I hope they drop him lower in the rankings...no reason to just fill a top ten spot with someone who doesn't fight.

Post #8   10/30/15 2:19:46AM   

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Gawd damn, this dude is never gonna be healthy and when he finally does come back I bet he is gonna be so rusty....what a f'n shame.

Post #9   10/30/15 2:26:49AM   

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I wonder if he'll be less obnoxious on Twitter (probably not)

Post #10   10/30/15 3:05:06AM   

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Shame, this guy could be champion!

Post #11   10/30/15 3:42:23AM   

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Shitty

I hope this doesn't turn into a Dominick Cruz type of situation. He's already been out a year and a half before this injury.

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Post #12   10/30/15 5:56:30AM   

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in my previous comments I am not trying to discredit the guy at all...but I also removed Cruz from my rankings while he was healing as well. I should word things better because even though I am not a fan I recognize and respect his skills and potential.One fight in 2 years is just not active enough (regardless of the reason) for me to justify a ranking in the top ten.

Post #13   10/30/15 7:02:40AM   

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As soon as I saw a title with "khabib" I didn't have to read any farther.

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Post #14   10/30/15 7:25:43AM   

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The glass man out again.

Not suprised.

No way inwouod schedule him for a title fight.
He would pull out

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