Uriah Hall And Dustin Ortiz Get New Opponents For UFC Fight Night 73

The UFC had to make two replacement fights for their upcoming UFC Fight Night 73 event after Joe Riggs pulled out of his scheduled fight with Uriah Hall and Ian McCall pulling out of his fight with Dustin Ortiz at UFC Fight Night 73.

Now, the UFC has announced their replacements.

Uriah Hall welcomes UFC newcomer Oluwale Bamgbose and Dustin Ortiz will take on Willie Gates at the event.

Hall is coming off a decision loss to Rafael Natal at UFC 187 in May.

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Ortiz is coming off a first-round knockout of Darrell Montague at The Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale on July 12.

UFC Fight Night 73 is scheduled to be held on August 8, 2015 at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee.

The main card airs on FOX Sports 1 while the prelims will be sharing air time on UFC Fight Pass and Fox Sports 1.

The main event will be Ovince Saint Preux vs. Glover Teixeira.

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Here’s the current card for the event:

Ovince Saint Preux vs. Glover Teixeira

Roman Salazar vs. Marlon Vera

Chris Dempsey vs. Jonathan Wilson

Timothy Johnson vs. Jared Rosholt

Beneil Dariush vs. Michael Johnson

Anthony Christodoulou vs. Scott Holtzman

Sara McMann vs. Amanda Nunes

Chris Camozzi vs. Tom Watson

Willie Gates vs. Dustin Ortiz

Sam Alvey vs. Derek Brunson

Uriah Hall vs. Oluwale Bamgbose

Ray Borg vs. Geane Herrera

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