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Dennis Siver out, replaced by Dustin Poirier at UFC on Fuel 7

The beginning of 2013 has brought another injury to yet another top fight.

Dennis Siver has pulled out of his fight with Cub Swanson at UFC on Fuel 7. The reason for the replacement is not yet known.

Poirier is coming off of a first-round, submission victory over Jonathan Brookins at the TUF 16 Finale this past December. Swanson is currently riding a three-fight win streak with his most recent win coming against Charles Oliveira at UFC 152 in September.

The fight is slated to be the co-main event at UFC on Fuel 7 which takes place at Wembley Arena in London on Feb. 16.

Source: MMA Junkie

Maximum Fighting Championships adds bantamweight division; signs Anthony Birchak

Maximum Fighting Championships has added another division to start the new year and will now introduce the bantamweights to their ever-growing roster of fighters.

After last year’s addition of featherweights, MFC will add the bantamweights who will make their debut at MFC 37 on May 10.

The first signing to the newly created 135-pound division will be Anthony Birchak who is currently on a three-fight win streak.

MFC 37 heads to Edmonton at the Shaw Conference Center and airs live on AXS TV Fights.

Road to Glory USA light heavyweight tournament begins on Feb. 1

Road to Glory USA will bring a light heavyweight tournament to Tulsa, Okla. on Feb. 1 including four quarterfinal bouts.

Entering the tournament will be: Randy Blake, Brian Collette, Kyle Martin, Roy Boughton, Myron Dennis, Jeremy Freitag, Daniel Brison and Manuel Quezada.

The eight men will vie for a $20,000 cash prize and a one-year contract with Glory where they can compete in a one night competition for a grand prize of up to $600,000.

The Feb. 1 event will take place at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino.

Photo: Dustin Poirier (R) delivers a right hand (James Law/Heavy MMA)

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