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Brian Foster in Against Matt Brown at UFC 123 with Rory MacDonald Injured

Brian FosterBrian Foster will replace an injured Rory MacDonald and take on fellow welterweight Matt Brown on the Spike-televised preliminary card at UFC 123 on November 20 in Detroit, according to MMAjunkie.

Foster (14-5) earned “Knockout of the Night” honors with a 67-second KO of Forrest Petz in September to improve to 2-2 in the UFC, while Brown (11-9) is coming off back-to-back losses to Ricardo Almeida and Chris Lytle after a three-fight win streak.

MacDonald (10-1) was looking to bounce back from his first career loss to Carlos Condit in June, but was sidelined by a knee injury.

The UFC 123 fight card is headlined by former champs Quinton “Rampage” Jackson vs. Lyoto Machida and BJ Penn vs. Matt Hughes.

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