May 25, 2013; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Junior dos Santos is introduced prior to his bout during UFC 160 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Report: Junior dos Santos injured; out of TUF Brazil 3 Finale


After losing a bout between “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3″ head coaches Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva, the TUF Brazil 3 Finale has taken yet another hit. A heavyweight clash between Junior dos Santos and Stipe Miocic was set as the new main event and now a report from Brazilian news outlet Combate states dos Santos was forced to withdraw due to injury.

According to Marcelo Russia of Combate, dos Santos suffered a broken hand.

With dos Santos injured and out of the contest, the UFC will begin searching for a replacement.

The TUF Brazil 3 Finale is set to take place May 31 at the Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo. Live coverage of the event is expected to be on FOX Sports 1 with preliminary bouts on UFC Fight Pass.

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