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Rashad Evans Removed From Now-Finalized UFC 85 Fight Card

Rashad EvansJust hours after announcing that Rashad Evans would face Luiz Cane at UFC 85 in London on June 7th following an injury to James Irvin, the UFC has now released a finalized, official fight card for the pay-per-view event and has announced that Evans will no longer be fighting on the card.

A previosuly-scheduled preliminary bout between middleweights Nate Marquardt and Thales Leites has now been bumped to the main, televised card while Cane will take on original opponent Jason Lambert in a preliminary fight.

As always, will have live coverage of the entire event on June 7th beginning at 3pm ET.

Official Fight Card
Main Card

  • Matt Hughes vs. Thiago Alves
  • Michael Bisping vs. Jason Day
  • Marcus Davis vs. Mike Swick
  • Nate Marquardt vs. Thales Leites
  • Fabricio Werdum vs. Brandon Vera

Preliminary Bouts

  • Jorge Rivera vs. Martin Kampmann
  • Matt Wiman vs. Thiago Tavares
  • Roan Carneiro vs. Ryo Chonan
  • Luiz Cane vs. Jason Lambert
  • Paul Taylor vs. Jess Liaudin
  • Antoni Hardonk vs. Neil Wain

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