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Roy Nelson vs. Junior Dos Santos in the Works for UFC 117

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Cheick Kongo has withdrawn from a rumored meeting with Nelson at UFC 116 due to a back injury, according to multiple reports. In his place, the UFC has slotted a surprising replacement: Junior Dos Santos.
Roy "Big Country" Nelson (15-4)
Win Stefan Struve - TKO (Punches) UFC FN 21
Win Brendan Schaub - KO (Punch) TUF 10 Finale
Junior "Cigano" dos Santos (11-1)
Win Gabriel Gonzaga - TKO (Punches) UFC on Versus 1
Win Gilbert Yvel - TKO (Punches) UFC 108

UFC 117 [on August 7th] now includes:

- Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen
- Thiago Alves vs. Jon Fitch
- Junior Dos Santos vs. Roy Nelson
- Ricardo Almeida vs. Matt Hughes
- Tim Boetsch vs. Thiago Silva
- Dennis Hallman vs. Ben Saunders

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