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Quick Hits: Fight Announcements, Fight Cancellation and Injuries

Here are some of the headlines that you might have missed in the world of MMA today:

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  • The UFC announced an injury to Olivier Aubin-Mercier to withdraw from his UFC 212 bout with Leonardo Santos. The UFC has decided to not replace Aubin-Mercier and has completely scrapped the entire fight.
  • Zak Ottow will replace the injured Warlley Alves at UFC Fight Night 110 on June 10th in Auckland, New Zealand. Ottow will face Kiichi Kunimoto. Ottow enters the contest off a split decision loss to Sergio Moraes, while Kunimoto is coming off a two-year layoff. Kunimoto lost to Neil Magny in his last fight.
  • Timothy Johnson will welcome UFC newcomer Junior Albini at UFC on Fox 25 on July 22nd in Long Island, New York. Johnson enters the contest off of a win over Daniel Omielanczuk, while Albini is on a 9 fight winning streak.
  • Ilir Latifi announced that his opponent, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira had to pull out of their scheduled UFC Fight Night 102 fight on June 25th in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. There is no announced replacement yet.

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