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UFC 139 Fight Card: Wanderlei Silva Replaces Vitor Belfort Against Cung Le

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Ex-Strikeforce champ Cung Le had been scheduled to make his UFC debut against Brazilian MMA legend Vitor Belfort. Now it appears that Belfort is out with an injury and will be replaced by his fellow Brazilian MMA legend Wanderlei Silva

UFC President Dana White broke the news on Twitter:

Vitor is injured and out of San Jose fight. Now Cung Le will fight Wandy!
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Le, 39, is 7-1 in MMA. His most recent fight was a KO win over Scott Smith for Strikeforce in June of last year.

Silva, 35, is 33-11-1 in his storied MMA career. He is 2-4 since joining the UFC in 2007.