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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, 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

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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