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Matt Wiman Likely Out of UFC Fight Night 22 Co-Main Event Against Efrain Escudero

Matt WimanJust one day after Efrain Escudero replaced Mac Danzig against Matt Wiman in the UFC Fight Night 22 co-main event, Wiman has suffered an injury that will likely force him off the September 15 Spike-televised event in Austin, Texas, MMAjunkie reports.

The UFC is now searching for a replacement to face The Ultimate Fighter 8 winner Escudero, who had been scheduled to fight John Gunderson on the UFC Fight Night 22 preliminary card.

Gunderson is now slated to face returning veteran Yves Edwards on the unaired prelims.

The UFC Fight Night 22 Fight card is headlined by middleweights Nate Marquardt vs. Rousimar Palhares and also includes Gleison Tibau vs. Jim Miller and Ross Pearson vs. Cole Miller.

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