UFC 61 Card Changed, Ultimate Fighter 4 Cast Revealed, More
By Ryan Clark | July 02, 2006
**UFC 61 Card Changed**
Roger Huerta has pulled out of his scheduled UFC debut, a Lightweight fight originally scheduled with top-contender Hermes Franca. Huerta suffered an elbow injury in training that has forced him off the card at the last minute.
Huerta's teammate Joe Jordan (19-9-2 in MMA) is rumored to have taken the available spot to step in on short notice and take the fight.
If true, he will battle Franca (14-5-0 in MMA) who will be making his UFC return to the recently revived Lightweight division, where almost all fighters in the weight class are only a fight or two away from title contention.
UFC 61 "Bitter Rivals" take place on July 8th and airs on PPV with a double main-event of Tito Ortiz vs. Ken Shamrock II and Tim Sylvia defending his Heavyweight title against former champion Andrei Arlovski in their third encounter.
**Ultimate Fighter 4 Cast Revealed**
UFC announced the cast for The Ultimate Fighter 4 "The Comeback" after their Ultimate Fight Night 5 special on Spike TV. Here's what we got, now officially confirmed:
-Mikey Burnett -Rich Clementi -Matt Sera -Shonie Carter -Pete Spratt -Chris Lytle -Din Thomas -Jeremy Jackson
Middleweights -Patrick Cote -Edwin Dewees -Travis Lutter -Charles McCarthy -Gideon Ray -Jorge Rivera -Pete Sell -Scott Smith
Training advisors will be Randy Couture and George St. Pierre.
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