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Jacob Volkmann Tapped to Face Martin Kampmann, Newcomer John Gunderson Fights Rafaello Oliveira at UFC 108

Jacob VolkmannJacob Volkmann will replace an injured Rory Markham and take on fellow welterweight Martin Kampmann at UFC 108, according to Sherdog, while newcomer John Gunderson will fight Rafaello Oliveira on the preliminary card of the January 2 event in Las Vegas, MMA Weekly reports.

Injuries have plagued the UFC 108 lineup, with proposed headliners Anderson Silva vs. Vitor Belfort, Brock Lesnar vs. Shane Carwin, Lyoto Machida vs. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira vs. Cain Velasquez all falling through, while many other fighters from the event have also gone down with injuries, forcing the UFC to piece together matchups to fill the card.

UFC 108 is headlined by Rashad Evans vs. Thiago Silva and also includes Paul Daley vs. Dustin Hazelett, Joe Lauzon vs. Sam Stout, Jim Miller vs. Sean Sherk, and Junior Dos Santos vs. Gilbert Yvel.

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