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Tuesday, Dec 30, 2014

UFC on FOX 14: Anthony Christodoulou Replacing Yan Cabral

Yan Cabral (photo via UFC.com)

By FCF Staff

Mairbek Taisumov has received a new opponent for UFC on FOX 14, as the promotion has announced that lightweight Yan Cabral has withdrawn from the card, and that Anthony Christodoulou will be his opponent.

No reason for Cabral’s removal was provided in the official announcement.

Christodoulou (12-4) arrives in the UFC having won seven straight fights, and most recently, he decisioned Eric Ursek while competing for Kunlun Fight in October.

Taisumov (22-5) is coming off a first round, stoppage win over Marcin Bandel at a Fight Night card in October. The lightweight has gone 2-1 thus far in the UFC.

UFC on FOX 14 will feature Alexander Gustafsson taking on fellow, light-heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson in the main event.

posted by FCF Staff @ 12:43 pm
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