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Matt Brown Steps in to Face John Hathaway on UFC 138 Fight Card in England

Posted on by Damon Martin

Matt Brown

Matt Brown

An injury to Pascal Krauss forced him out of UFC 138, so former ‘Ultimate Fighter’ competitor Matt Brown has stepped in as a replacement and will face John Hathaway on the card.

Sources close to the match-up confirmed the news to MMAWeekly.com on Wednesday. MMAFighting.com first reported the switch.

Coming into his last fight, Matt Brown was in a tough spot. Always known for exciting fights, Brown was dealing with a three fight losing streak, but had no plans of exiting the UFC.

Brown was able to dominate John Howard en route to a unanimous decision victory at UFC on Versus 4, and now returns at UFC 138 in England.

Brown faces John Hathaway who returns to action after a split decision win over Kris McCray at UFC Fight Night 24 in March.

The bout between Brown and Hathaway takes place at UFC 138 in England, but the official line up for the televised card, set to air on Spike TV, has yet to be announced.


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