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Courtney Buck Replaces Bryan Caraway, Fights Fredson Paixao at WEC 47

Courtney BuckBryan Caraway has been forced to withdraw from his WEC 47 matchup with fellow featherweight Fredson Paizao, but Courtney Buck has already agreed to replace Caraway and fight Paixao at the March 6 event in Columbus, Ohio, according to MMA Weekly.

Buck (6-2) had his six-fight win streak snapped in December in his WEC debut, suffering a first-round TKO to Brandon Visher, while Paixao (8-3-1) will also seek his first WEC win after losing his debut to Wagnney Fabiano last April before suffering a split decision loss to Cole Province in August that was later overturned to a no contest.

WEC 47: Bowles vs. Cruz,” which airs live on Versus, is headlined by bantamweight champion Brian Bowles vs. Dominick Cruz, and also features Miguel Torres vs. Joseph Benavidez and Jens Pulver vs. Javier Vazquez.

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