With John Makdessi hurt, Edson Barboza now fights Rafaello Oliveira at the upcoming UFC 162 pay-per-view (PPV) event, scheduled for Sat., July 6, 2013, at the MGM Grand Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Edson Barboza will now meet Rafaello Oliveira after John Makdessi, Barboza's original opponent, withdrew from the fight due to an undisclosed injury, MMAFighting.com confirmed with sources close to the fight.
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Edson Barboza is back in action this summer as he locks horns with John Makdessi at the upcoming UFC 162 pay-per-view (PPV) event, scheduled for Sat., July 6, 2013, at the MGM Grand Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.