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Erik Koch vs. Raphael Assuncao Added to UFC 128 on March 19

Erik KochDays after both losing opponents for their upcoming bouts, featherweights Erik Koch and Raphael Assuncao have been paired to square off on the preliminary card of UFC 128 on March 19 in Newark, New Jersey, according to MMAWeekly.

Koch was pulled from UFC on Versus 3 after Cub Swanson recently withdrew from the March 3 event, while a back injury forced Manny Gamburyan out of his UFC 128 meeting with Assuncao.

The UFC 128 fight card is headlined by light heavyweight champ Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Jon Jones.

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