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Fabio Maldonado Injured, Fight with Caio Magalhaes Scratched from UFC 142

Fabio MaldonadoSaturday’s UFC 142 fight card will go on with just 10 fights, as light heavyweight Fabio Maldonado is injured and his matchup against UFC newcomer and fellow Brazilian Caio Magalhaes has been scratched from the January 14 event in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the UFC announced today.

The matchup had been scheduled for UFC 142’s preliminary card.

UFC 142 is headlined by featherweight champion Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes, while Anthony Johnson makes his middleweight debut against Vitor Belfort in the co-main event.

The complete UFC 142 fight card includes:


  • Jose Aldo (c) vs. Chad Mendes
    UFC Featherweight Championship
  • Vitor Belfort vs. Anthony Johnson
  • Rousimar Palhares vs. Mike Massenzio
  • Erick Silva vs. Carlo Prater
  • Terry Etim vs. Edson Barboza


  • Sam Stout vs. Thiago Tavares
  • Edinaldo Oliveira vs. Gabriel Gonzaga
  • Yuri Alcantara vs. Michihiro Omigawa
  • Mike Pyle vs. Ricardo Funch
  • Felipe Arantes vs. Antonio Carvalho

Pictured: Fabio Maldonado

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