6 Newest Scraps Set for the Octagon

The UFC’s matchmaking team has been busy as of late, rounding up replacements for a handful of outings affected by injury withdrawals and booking new bouts. Though only one of the efforts is main event material, the fights all look good on paper and should end up producing a handful of highlights come showtime. From longtime veterans of the Octagon to a heavily-hyped newcomer, here are the five newest fights destined for the infamous eight-sided cage. (Photos by USA Today Sports Images)

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  • MCM says:

    did you really just say Natal was an “adequate replacement” for Machida?!?! Replacement, yes. Adequate? Not by a long shot.

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  • Brendhan Conlan says:

    To clarify, I meant adequate in terms of his ability and divisional standing rather than him being on Machida’s level in any way.

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