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Jiri Prochazka vacates UFC light heavyweight title due to injury, Jan Blachowicz vs. Magomed Ankalaev now headlines UFC 282

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UFC light heavyweight champion Jiri Prochazka has withdrawn from his scheduled rematch against former titleholder Glover Teixeira. The new main event for the December 10 fight card will now be between ex-light heavyweight champ Jan Blachowicz and Magomed Ankalaev. The expectation is that the 30-year-old (now) former champion will fight for the belt when he is ready to return to the Octagon.
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