Mark Scanlon out, Matt Riddle vs. Matt Brown at UFC on Versus 3 in Louisville, Kentucky

British prospect, Mark Scanlon has today been forced to pull out of his UFC on Versus 3 fight with Matt Brown on March 3rd, forcing matchmaker, Joe Silva to look for an alternative opponent in fellow TUF 7 cast member, Matt Riddle on the UFC on Versus 3 card in Louisville, Kentucky.

Brown is in desperate need of a win after coming up short against Ricardo Almeida, Chris Lytle and Brian Foster. He did contemplate a move up to the middleweight division but it appears, at least for now, that he’ll continue on at 170 pounds.

Riddle is looking to rebound from a disappointing but very entertaining decision loss to Sean Pierson on the UFC 124 card late last year in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Prior to that he’d defeated Greg Soto and DaMarques Johnson.

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