With Shogun forced to withdraw from his upcoming matchup, Yushin Okami has stepped in to face Ovince St Preux this weekend at Fight Night Japan.
The UFC has been notified of a violation of the USADA doping policy by Carlos Felipe. The sample was an out of competition sample taken back in the end of July. Since it's an out of competition sample, the USADA will handle the results and issue the punishment. He has been pulled from his upcoming fight in October and they are looking for a replacement.
The USADA has issued a one year sanction for Nick Roehrick's violation.The period of ineligibility began on August 17.
Matt Brown has announced that it will be his last fight when he faces Diego Sanchez on November 11.
In December, the UFC will be making its debut in Fresno, California. The event will be a Fox Sports 1 Fight Night.