MMA Odds and Ends for Friday: Former WSOF champ Rick Glenn faces Evan Dunham at UFC Fight Night 94

480 Former WSOF champ Rick Glenn replaces Abel Trujillo against Evan Dunham at UFC Fight Night 94  MMAJunkie reported Thursday that former WSOF champion Rick Glenn will replace Abel Trujillo next week against Evan Dunham at UFC Fight Night 94 event. Trujillo was forced off the card due to injury. Glenn (18-3-1) captured the WSOF 145-pound title in June 2014 defeating Georgi Karakhanyan. He then lost the belt against Lance Palmer at WSOF 16 a year later. Since then he’s won three-straight fights, two of those matchups taking place on the regional circuit. UFC Fight Night 94 takes place Sept. 17 at State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, Texas. Here’s an updated look at the card. MAIN CARD Michael Johnson vs. Dustin Poirier Derek Brunson vs. Uriah Hall Evan Dunham vs. Rick Glenn Albert Morales vs. Alejandro Perez Roan Carneiro vs. Kenny Robertson Islam Makhachev vs. Chris Wade PRELIMINARY CARD Gabriel Benitez vs. Sam Sicilia Augusto Montano vs. Belal Muhammad Joey Gomez vs. Jose Quinonez PRELIMINARY CARD Randy Brown vs. Erick Montano Maximo Blanco vs. Chas Skelly   Gian Villante vs. Marcos Rogerio de Lima added to UFC 205 MMAFighting broke the news Thursday that light heavyweights Gian Villante and Marcos Rogerio de Lima will clash at UFC 205 in New York. Villante (14-7) is coming off a decision loss to Ilir Latifi in March. The New York native is 4-3 in his UFC career. De Lima (14-3-1), competed on TUF Brazil 4 as a heavyweight and has gone  3-1 in the UFC including wins over Richardson Moreira, Igor Pokrajac and Clint Hester. UFC 205 event takes place at Madison Square Garden on November 12th.   Shane Carwin says he’s coming out of retirement, but won’t fight for the UFC Former UFC heavyweight Shane Carwin revealed on the UG that he’s coming out of retirement at 41-years of age. “I look forward to freely speaking with the other MMA promotions. The Heavyweight division has a lot of great fights and not all of them are in the UFC. We decided mutually that my value and what I bring to the Heavyweight Division will be better utilized elsewhere”  Carwin (12-2) won the interim UFC heavyweight championship via first round TKO over Frank Mir at UFC 111 in 2010. He went 4-2 in the UFC before retiring in 2012 due to a back injury.  

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