Article

Sanchez Out, Kos in for UFC 135 bout with Hughes

Josh Koscheck to replace the injured Diego Sanchez against Matt Hughes at UFC 135 on September 24th...
The UFC 135 card in Denver on September 24th will see a change in the co-main event, as UFC President Dana White announced Monday via Twitter that Diego Sanchez has been forced out of his bout with Hall of Famer Matt Hughes due to injury.

"Diego Sanchez broke his hand. Looking for a replacement for Hughes," tweeted White.

That replacement was found quickly, as former title challenger and current contender Josh Koscheck eagerly accepted the short notice bout against the welterweight legend.

In the UFC 135 main event, light heavyweight champion Jon Jones defends his crown against Quinton "Rampage" Jackson.
Saturday, May 12
10PM/7PM
ETPT
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Media

Recent
Watch the post-fight press conference live following the event.
21/04/2018
Watch the highlights from Friday's official weigh-in, featuring Kevin Lee & Edson Barboza.
20/04/2018
Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson are set to run it back one more time in their co-main event matchup at Fight Night Atlantic City on Saturday night.
20/04/2018
As part of his camp for Fight Night Atlantic City, Kevin Lee trained and the UFC Performance Institue. UFC.com was there to capture his sparring session with Yair Rodriguez. (Photos by Juan Cardenas)
20/04/2018