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Rory MacDonald vs. Hector Lombard pulled from UFC 186, replaced with Demetrious Johnson vs. Kyoji Horiguchi (Updated)

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Oh, Canada.

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has yanked the welterweight showdown between Rory MacDonald and Hector Lombard from its upcoming UFC 186 pay-per-view (PPV) event, slotted for April 25, 2015 inside the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.


Because Lombard failed his UFC 182 drug test (more on that here).

But before you start punching your monitor in frustration, take comfort knowing the promotion has inserted a new co-main event pitting flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson against something-ranked contender Kyoji Horiguchi, in a 125-pound title fight that keeps "Mighty Mouse" busy until John Dodson gets back into the swing of things.

The sooner, the better.

UFC 186 features the highly-anticipated rematch between current bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw and former division kingpin Renan Barao. Elsewhere on the PPV card, former light heavyweight champion Quinton Jackson makes his Octagon return opposite Fabio Maldonado, while Michael Bisping takes on C.B. Dollaway.

See the latest and greatest UFC 186 fight card and line up right here.

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