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Sherk out, Josh Neer in to face Gleison Tibau at UFC 104

Josh NeerIt’s been reported that Josh Neer will be replacing Sean Sherk in a lightweight bout against Gleison Tibau at UFC 104 on October 24 from Los Angeles.

Sherk suffered a shoulder injury while training that will keep him out of action for a few weeks according to a recent report by Sherk was looking to get back into the win column after a unanimous decision loss to Frankie Edgar, back at UFC 98.

In “The Muscle Shark’s” place steps Josh Neer, who is coming off a unanimous decision loss himself at the hands of Kurt Pellegrino at UFC 101. The tough decision loss to Pellegrino brought Neer back to 2-2 in the Octagon in his third go-around with the organization.

Gleison Tibau is also coming off a loss, when he dropped a split decision to Melvin Guillard at the Ultimate Fighter 9 Finale, back in June.

UFC 104 is set to air live on pay-per-view from the Staples Center and will be headlined by a title bout between Lyoto Machida and Mauricio “Shogun” Rua for the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship.

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