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Several Injuries Force Changes to UFC Fight Night 95: Cyborg vs. Lansberg Card

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Several injuries have forced a shake up to the UFC Fight Night 95: Cyborg vs. Lansberg fight card in Brasilia, Brazil. Four fighters slated to compete on the September 24 event have pulled out due to injuries.

Welterweights Brandon Thatch and Shinsho Anzai pulled out of their respective fights against Erick Silva and Luan Chagas. Now Silva and Chagas will face each other.

Lightweight Joaquim “Netto BJJ” Silva was forced to withdraw from his scheduled bout against promotional newcomer Gregor Gillespie. Glaico Franca will now take on Gillespie.

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Featherweight Renato Moicano was slated to take on Mike De La Torre, but was sidelined with a injury. Godofredo Pepey has agreed to step in and face De La Torre.

UFC Fight Night: Cyborg vs. Lansberg takes place at the Ginásio Nilson Nelson in Brasilia on September 24. The event is headlined by Invicta featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino‘s second UFC appearance. She faces UFC newcomer Lina Lansberg in a 140-pound catchweight fight.

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