According to MMAJunkie.com, Alessio Sakara was forced to pull out from the UFC 122 co-main event bout against Jorge Rivera:
MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) today learned from sources close to the event that just hours before he was scheduled to step into the octagon, Sakara was suffering from flu-like symptoms and has been forced to withdraw from the fight.
UFC officials have since confirmed the late change.
Lightweight collision between Duane Ludwig and Nick Osipczak was promoted to the main card of the night. Lighweight contest between Dennis Siver and Andre Winner will serve as the co-main event attraction of the night.
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