MMA Odds and Ends for Wednesday: Martin Buschkamp vs. Alex Enlund off Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 93 card

480 Martin Buschkamp vs. Alex Enlund off Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 93 card  UFC officials announced Tuesday that an injury to UFC newcomer Alex Enlund has forced him off the card. As a result, his featherweight matchup against Martin Buschkamp has been scratched from Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 93 event. UFC Fight Night 93 takes place this Saturday at Barclaycard Arena in Hamburg live on UFC Fight Pass. Here’s an updated look at the card. MAIN CARD Andrei Arlovski vs. Josh Barnett Jan Blachowicz vs. Alexander Gustafsson Ryan Bader vs. Ilir Latifi Tae Hyun Bang vs. Nick Hein PRELIMINARY CARD Jessin Ayari vs. Jim Wallhead Nicolas Dalby vs. Peter Sobotta Ashlee Evans-Smith vs. Veronica Macedo Leandro Issa vs. Taylor Lapilus Christian Colombo vs. Jarjis Danho Scott Askham vs. Jack Hermansson Rustam Khabilov vs. Leandro Silva   Former Bellator title challenger Marcin Held signs with the UFC  24-year old lightweight standout Marcin Held has signed with the UFC after being released from Bellator MMA.

Held (22-4) heads into this matchup off a decision victory over Dave Jansen at Bellator 155 and went 11-3 during his time in Bellator. He’s gone 7-1 in his last eight fights and with his only setback coming against current UFC lightweight Will Brooks at Bellator 145.   UFC Fight Night 97 adds Miller vs. Hirota, Ham vs. Taylor  UFC officials announced Tuesday that featherweights Cole Miller and Mizunto Hirota will clash at UFC Fight Night 97 in the Philippines. In addition a strawweight matchup  pitting Seo Hee Ham vs. Danielle Taylor  has also been scheduled for the card. Miller (21-10) heads into this matchup on a three-fight skid and hasn’t tasted victory since a submission victory over Sam Sicilia back in January 2014. Hirota (17-7-2) is coming into this fight off a split draw against Teruto Ishihara in the finals of the “Road to UFC: Japan” reality show at UFC Fight Night 75. Ham (16-7) has gone 1-2 in the UFC with a win over Courtney Casey and losses to Joanne Calderwood and Bec Rawlings. Taylor (7-2) came up short in her UFC debut losing a split-decision against Maryna Moroz at UFC Fight Night 92. UFC Fight Night 97 takes place Oct. 15 at SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay, Manila, Philippines. Here’s an updated look at the card. Ricardo Lamas vs. B.J. Penn Derrick Lewis vs. Marcin Tybura Ali Bagautinov vs. Kyoji Horiguchi Mizuto Hirota vs. Cole Miller Seo Hee Ham vs. Danielle Taylor

Written by James Lynch

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