Changes Made to the UFC 103 Main Event, Details and the Updated Card

– Rich Franklin was scheduled to get his rematch with Dan Henderson at UFC 103, however negative fan reaction has caused the UFC to scrap the bout. UFC President Dana White announced Friday during a conference call that Vitor Belfort will replace Dan Henderson and take on Rich Franklin in the main event of UFC 103. The bout will take place at light heavyweight.



Belfort was previously scheduled to fight at middleweight on the scrapped Affliction: Trilogy card.

Here is the updated card for UFC 103, which takes place on September 19th from the American Airlines Center in Dallas:

* Vitor Belfort vs. Rich Franklin
* Junior Dos Santos vs. Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic
* Martin Kampmann vs. Mike Swick
* Efrain Escudero vs. Cole Miller
* Josh Koscheck vs. Frank Trigg
* Hermes Franca vs. Tyson Griffin

* Tomasz Drwal vs. Drew McFedries
* Sean Sherk vs. Gleison Tibau+
* Rafael dos Anjos vs. Matt Wiman+
* Jason Brilz vs. Eliot Marshall+

+ – Not confirmed by the UFC

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