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Lavar Johnson Out of UFC on FOX 5 Bout With Brendan Schaub

November 30, 2012 | Posted by Larry Csonka

According to mmajunkie.com, Lavar Johnson (17-6 MMA, 2-1 UFC) has been forced out of his heavyweight fight against Schaub (8-3 MMA, 4-3 UFC) at UFC on FOX 5 due to a pulled groin. UFC officials said Schaub will be pulled from the card due to the late injury to Johnson. UFC on FOX 5 takes place at KeyArena in Seattle with the following card…

MAIN (FOX, 8 p.m. ET)
Benson Henderson vs. Nate Diaz – for lightweight title
Alexander Gustafsson vs. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua
Rory MacDonald vs. B.J. Penn
Matt Brown vs. Mike Swick

PRELIMINARY (FX, 5 p.m. ET)
Mike Chiesa vs. Marcus LeVesseur
Raphael Assuncao vs. Mike Easton
Nam Phan vs. Dennis Siver
Ramsey Nijem vs. Joe Proctor
Yves Edwards vs. Jeremy Stephens

PRELIMINARY (Facebook, 3:30 p.m. ET)
Daron Cruickshank vs. Henry Martinez
John Albert vs. Scott Jorgensen
Tim Means vs. Abel Trujillo

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