Johnny Eduardo has been forced to withdraw from his UFC 139 fight with Michael McDonald after suffering a should injury ahead of the November 19 event in San Jose, California, Tatame reported Friday.
The UFC is now looking for a replacement to replace Eduardo, who dropped his Octagon debut to Raphael Assuncao in August, and face McDonald, who is 2-0 in the UFC with wins over Edwin Figueroa and Chris Cariaso.
UFC 139 is headlined by Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Dan Henderson and also includes Wanderlei Silva vs. Cung Le and Urijah Faber vs. Brian Bowles.
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Pictured: Michael McDonald