Kelvin Gastelum Injured; Off UFC 195

Kelvin Gastelum was looking for a quick turnaround after his return to Welterweight was unsuccessful. Gastelum was kicked out of 170 after remising two out of three weight limits for big fights in the UFC. This made him jump up to 185 where he made a good fight and TKOd Nate Marquardt. He begged the promotion for a second chance at Welterweight, and they obliged but the return was not what he wanted.

He was set to face off with Matt Brown for his return int he main event of The Ultimate Fighter Latin America 2, but Brown was injured and had to pull out of the fight. UFC late replacement stalwart Neil Magny replaced Brown for the fight. This came after Magny had two fights just 22 days apart where he lost his first fight in eight bouts against Demain Maia and rebounded with a win over Erick Silva. Magny won the first three rounds but Gastleum did come back in the last two rounds of there five round fight.

Still Gastelum lost his second fight at 170 and had to rebuild. He was looking to do so against Australian born and TUF veteran Kyle Noke. The TUF veteran dropped down to 170 after losing two straight at Middleweight. His debut was an easy TKO win over Charlie Brenneman in just 45 seconds but had to take nearly 18 months off and coach a season of TUF before losing to Patrick Cote. Now, he find himself on a two fight win streak with a split decision and than a front kick TKOagainst Peter Sobotta. A win over Gastelum would have been huge but now he will face promotional newcomer Alex Morono. This also moved the fight from the main card all the way to the prelims and it is not even going to be on the Fox Sports prelims. Morons is 11-3 in his career and is on a five fight win streak. All five of those wins are finishes as well.

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