The UFC announced today lightweight Abel Trujillo suffered an injury, forcing him out of his match with Ross Pearson at the UFC Fight Night card August 16th. Pearson will instead face Gray Maynard, who was originally fighting Brazilian Fabricio Camoes, who will be moved to another card. Welcome back to The Crossfire. https://twitter.com/AbelTrujillo1/status/496412525832204289
Pearson is coming off a controversial loss to Diego Sanchez back at UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs Khabilov in June.
Maynard is looking to rebound from back-to-back TKO losses to Nate Diaz and TJ Grant.
Anyone anytime I'm here to fight this is my life & what I do I'm excited for this fight puts me right in the mix at the TOP!! 🇬🇧
— Ross Pearson (@RossTheRealDeal) August 4, 2014