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Petruzelli vs. Romero Replaces Grove vs. Reljic on UFC 116’s “UFC Prelims”

Kendall GroveA middleweight bout between Kendall Grove and Goran Reljic has been shifted from UFC 116’s Spike-televised “UFC Prelims” to the July 3 event’s unaired preliminary card, according to MMAjunkie, after The Ultimate Fighter 3 winner Grove criticized the network during a recent appearance on TapouT Radio.

A light heavyweight matchup between returning Ultimate Fighter alum Seth Petruzelli and Ricardo Romero has been promoted to the Spike card, which also includes heavyweights Brendan Schaub and Chris Tuchscherer.

UFC 116 is headlined by the return of heavyweight champ Brock Lesnar vs. interim title-holder Shane Carwin, and also features Yoshihiro Akiyama vs. Chris Leben.

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Pictured: Kendall Grove

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