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UFC Fight Night 27: Thiago Out, Gastelum Awaits Opponent

Paulo Thiago

A knee injury to Paulo Thiago has forced a change to the UFC Fight Night 27: Condit vs. Kampmann II lineup. With the Brazilian out, the promotion is currently hunting a replacement for The Ultimate Fighter 17 champion Kelvin Gastelum. Brazilian site Combate first reported the change, with Gastelum confirming the news via twitter.

UFC Fight Night 27 will take place in Indianapolis and see a rematch between welterweights Martin Kampmann and Carlos Condit headline the card. The main card lineup will feature six fights including an intriguing co-main event between lightweights Donald Cerrone and Rafael dos Anjos, as well as the welterweight debut of Gastelum, and an exciting women’s bantamweight fight between US Olympic silver medalist Sara McMann and former Strikeforce bantamweight champion Sarah Kaufman.

UFC Fight Night 27 Fight Card:

Main Card (FOX Sports 1 8PM ET)

  • Carlos Condit vs. Martin Kampmann
  • Donald Cerrone vs. Rafael dos Anjos
  • Kelvin Gastelum vs. TBA
  • Sarah Kaufman vs. Sara McMann
  • Court McGee vs. Robert Whittaker
  • Robert McDaniel vs. Brad Tavares

Preliminary Card (FOX Sports 2 6PM ET)

  • Takeya Mizugaki vs. Erik Perez
  • Papy Abedi vs. Dylan Andrews
  • Justin Edwards vs. Brandon Thatch
  • Darren Elkins vs. Hatsu Hioki

Preliminary Card (Facebook 4:30PM ET)

  • James Head vs. Jason High
  • Ben Alloway vs. Zak Cummings
  • Roger Bowling vs. Abel Trujillo


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