Josh Koscheck Out Of UFC 109, Mike Swick Likely To Be His Replacement

Josh Koscheck has a reputation for being one of the UFC’s busiest fighters, fighting seven times for the promotion in the past two years.  Unfortunately for him his desire to fight as much as possible has been scuppered, in the short term at least, by an injury that will keep him out of a rematch with Paulo Thiago at UFC 109 on February 6th.

mma.fighting.com were first with the news, and Koscheck himself later confirmed it via his twitter account.

“Well the news is out. I am not fighting feb 6 UFC 109. Do due to injury. I will be good to go back to training in a couple weeks I hope!!”

“It’s all good & I’ll get my body rested & back to the top real soon.”

Later in the day mma.fighting followed up their earlier report by stating that Mike Swick is now set to step in for his AKA team-mate to face Thiago at the Las Vegas event.

The bout is likely to remain the co-main event of the evening, with veterans Randy Couture and Mark Coleman taking the headline spot.

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