Mike Chiapetta has a great piece up at MSNBC on the unlikely story of Kevin Burns:
Just a day before the calendar turned to June, an opportunity arose. Ryo Chonan dropped out of his scheduled UFC 85 match, and matchmaker Joe Silva needed a replacement. The former University of South Dakota football player received the call.
This is one of the best underdog stories MMA has ever had. Unfortunately for him, he's probably about to get knocked out badly by Anthony Johnson in three weeks. If he's able to pull that one off, the UFC will have a new star.