Terry Etim injured, Gabe Ruediger vs. Joe Lauzon now at UFC 118

UK lightweight, Terry Etim has pulled out of his UFC 118 bout with Joe Lauzon on August 28th in Boston, Massachusetts. Lauzon will now face fellow Ultimate Fighter 5 cast member, Gabe Ruediger. Etim was forced to pull out after sustaining a broken rib during training.

Lauzon is looking to rebound from a January defeat to Sam Stout at UFC 108. Prior to that he was doing fine with stopppage wins over Kyle Bradley and Jeremy Stephens.

Ruediger is on a six fight winning streak, and has gone 7-2 since getting kicked off TUF 5. Ruediger did compete inside the Octagon once before, losing to Melvin Guillard at UFC 63 via second round TKO.

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