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Junior dos Santos Out of UFC Fight Night 163 Due to Infection

October 22, 2019 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
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UFC Fight Night 163 in Moscow will have to go on without Junior dos Santos, who is hospitalized due a bacterial infection. MMA Fighting reports that dos Santos is out of his November 9th fight with Alexander Volkov, as he has been down for over a week with a serious bacterial infection in his leg.

The site notes that dos Santos underwent two procedures to deal with the infection and will not be able to make his scheduled bout with Volkov. ESPN reports that Greg Hardy will be replacing dos Santos against Volkov.

Dos Santos last fought in June, losing by knockout to Francis Ngannou.

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