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Vagner Rocha Replaces Mac Danzig at UFC 131

agreed Tuesday night to take ’s place in fighting WEC lightweight champion, , at due to injury.

The Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belter, Vagner Rocha, is a well experienced Bellator and Strikeforce talent with a 6-1 record. His only defeat came from Bret Bergmark via a unanimous decision at Strikeforce: Fedor vs Werdum. Due to Mac Danzig’s unexpected back-out, Vagner Rocha has few weeks left to undergo training against Donald Cerrone.

It is still unknown whether Spike TV will air the event’s live telecast. The UFC 131: vs will air live on pay-per-view from Rogers Arena in Vancouver on June 11.

Posted by on May 19, 2011.

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