Marcus Aurelio has been forced off Friday’s Shine Fights event with an injury, but fellow UFC veteran Shannon Gugerty will step in and compete in the promotion’s eight-man lightweight tournament, which was recently forced to move to Oklahoma after failing to be licensed by Virginia.
The tournament’s opening round matchups now include:
- Carlo Prater vs. Richard Crunkilton
- Kyle Baker vs. James Warfield
- Marcus Aurelio vs. Dennis Bermudez
- Charles “Krazy Horse” Bennett vs. Drew Fickett
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