Godofredo Pepey vs. Kyle Bochniak removed from UFC Fight Night 106 in Brazil

VANCOUVER, BC - AUGUST 27: Kyle Bochniak of the United States waits to hear the judges decision after facing Enrique Barzola of Peru in their featherweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at Rogers Arena on August 27, 2016 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Next week’s UFC fight card in Fortaleza, Brazil has taken a hit as the featherweight contest between Godofredo Pepey vs. Kyle Bochniak has been removed from the card.

The UFC announced on Monday that both featherweights sustained injuries that forced them out of the March 11 card.

UFC Fight Night 106 will be held on March 11, 2017, at the Centro de Formação Olímpica do Nordeste in Fortaleza, Brazil.

A middleweight bout between former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion and UFC 12 Heavyweight Tournament winner Vitor Belfort and The Ultimate Fighter: Team Jones vs. Team Sonnen middleweight winner Kelvin Gastelum will feature as the main event of the evening.

With this announcement UFC Fight Night 106 now looks like this:

Main Card (Fox Sports 1)
Vitor Belfort vs. Kelvin Gastelum
Maurício Rua vs. Gian Villante
Edson Barboza vs. Beneil Dariush
Jussier Formiga vs. Ray Borg
Bethe Correia vs. Marion Reneau
Alex Oliveira vs. Tim Means

Preliminary Card (Fox Sports 1)
Francisco Trinaldo vs. Kevin Lee
Sérgio Moraes vs. Davi Ramos
Rani Yahya vs. Joe Soto
Michel Prazeres vs. Josh Burkman

Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass)
Rony Jason vs. Jeremy Kennedy
Garreth McLellan vs. Paulo Henrique Costa


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