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Nam Phan Replaces Eddie Yagin, Meets Dennis Siver at UFC on Fox 5

Nam PhanWith the unfortunate brain injury to Eddie Yagin leaving Dennis Siver without an opponent at the UFC’s fifth Fox offering on December 8 in Seattle’s KeyArena, Nam Phan has stepped in to meet the German featherweight on short notice.

Phan (18-10) most recently defeated Cole Miller at UFC on Fox 4 in August. The Californian is 2-2 in the UFC since the start of 2011, avenging a debut loss to Leonard Garcia and taking a win over the aforementioned ATT fighter, the TUF veteran also suffered losses at the hands of former champion Mike Brown and hot prospect Jimi Hettes.

Siver (20-8) will be making his second 145 lb. appearance after taking a decision against Diego Nunes in April. The German striker made his way to featherweight after a loss to Donald Cerrone snapped a four-fight win-streak.

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