Dustin Poirier Has Lost Second Opponent For UFC 143

By: Mike Thorwart
Photo By: UFC

Another announcement by UFC officials today was that Dustin Poirier (11-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) has yet again lost another opponent for UFC 143. He was originally slated to face Erik Koch (13-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) then, most recently was scheduled to face Ricardo Lamas (11-2 MMA, 2-0 UFC) who has been pulled from the fight due to an injury.

The UFC hopes to name a replacement soon.

UFC 143 will take place on Saturday, February 4th at the Mandalay Bay’s Event Center in Las Vegas NV. The main card will air on pay per view. The prelims are scheduled to air on Fuel TV.

The most up to date UFC 143 card is as follows:

Carlos Condit vs. Nick Diaz (for interim welterweight title)
Josh Koscheck vs. Mike Pierce
Roy Nelson vs. Fabricio Werdum
Renan Barao vs. Scott Jorgensen
Dustin Poirier vs. TBA
Ed Herman vs. Clifford Starks
Alex Caceres vs. Edwin Figueroa
Jorge Lopez vs. Matt Riddle
Rafael Natal vs Michael Kuiper
Justin Edwards vs. Mike Stumpf

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