Injured Shoulder Pulls Hacran Dias from UFC on FX 6 in Australia

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Hacran Dias durante pesagem no UFC Belo Horizonte, em junho. Foto: Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Hacran Dias during weigh-ins for UFC Belo Horizonte last June / Photo by Josh Hedges/courtesy of Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Yet another card has been wracked by an injured main-carder. Nova União’s Hacran Dias suffered damaged his shoulder while training at the team’s Rio de Janeiro headquarters and hence has been dropped from the Dec. 10 UFC on FX 6 show headlined by Sotiropoulos vs. Pearson.

Hacran, who’s win over Iuri Marajó at UFC 147 is the latest in the nine-fight win streak he’s riding, was tabbed to face Chad Mendes, who held a blemishless 11-wins-in-11-fights record before losing his bid to unseat featherweight champion José Aldo at UFC 142. Mendes did recover some momentum with a win over Cody McKenzie at UFC 148 following the failed title attempt, though.

The UFC has not yet made an announcement as to whether a substitute will step in to keep the featherweight tilt afloat, or if it will be scrapped altogether.

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