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Kelvin Gastelum awaits new opponent after Paulo Thiago withdraws from UFC Fight Night in Indianapolis due to injury

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Another UFC fight card is bit by the injury bug.


Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight welterweight Kelvin Gastelum is lonely.

He was expected to do the dance with Paulo Thiago at UFC Fight Night: "Condit vs. Kampmann 2" on Aug. 28, 2013 from the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana, but the Brazilian was injured (knee) and forced to withdraw from next month's FOX Sports 1 event.

Globo TV was the bearer of bad news earlier today (via MMA Fighting).

Gastelum (6-0) shocked the world by defeating the heavily-favored Uriah Hall via split decision at The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 17 live finale last April in Las Vegas, Nevada, and at just 21 years-old, could be one of the division's brightest prospects.

But he needs a fight in order to fulfill that prophecy. Who do you have in mind?

UFC Fight Night: "Condit vs. Kampmann 2" will feature a welterweight rematch between top division contenders Carlos Condit vs. Martin Kampmann. The pair first met at UFC Fight Night 18 back in 2009, a headlining bout that served as "The Natural Born Killer's" Octagon debut.

"The Hitman" was victorious by way of split decision.

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