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UFC 138 Fight Card: Paul Taylor Out Of Fight With Anthony Njokuani, Fight Scrapped From Card

According to ESPN.co.uk deputy editor Ben Blackmore, UFC lightweight Paul Taylor is out of his fight with Anthony Njokuani  this weekend at UFC 138. The reason? A car accident:

Bad news, Paul Taylor v Anthony Njokuani off the UFC 138 card @whoatv#ESPNUFC
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Car accident for Taylor. Nothing majorly serious but whiplash - which aint good for head movement! #ESPNUFC
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It is not clear at this time which fight from the preliminary card will be bumped to the main card. Stay tuned for updates. (UPDATE: Cyrille Diabate vs. Anthony Perosh had been upgraded to the main card.)

UFC 138 fight card:

Main card (Spike TV):

Middleweight: Chris Leben vs. Mark Munoz
Bantamweight: Brad Pickett vs. Renan Barao
Welterweight: Thiago Alves vs. Papy Abedi
Lightweight: Terry Etim vs. Edward Faaloloto
Light Heavyweight: Cyrille Diabate vs. Anthony Perosh

Preliminary card (Facebook):

Welterweight: John Maguire vs. Justin Edwards
Featherweight: Michihiro Omigawa vs. Jason Young
Heavyweight: Rob Broughton vs. Philip De Fries
Welterweight: Chris Cope vs. Che Mills
Bantamweight: Chris Cariaso vs. Vaughan Lee