Mma | Dmitriy Sosnovskiy Out, Azunna Anyanwu In Versus Justin Ledet At UFC Fight Night 116

Due to an undisclosed injury, undefeated Ukrainian DmitriySosnovskiy has pulled out of his bout this coming Saturday at UFC Fight Night 116 with fellow unbeaten JustinLedet . Sosnovskiy will now be replaced by DWTNCS veteran AzunnaAnyanwu .

Anyanwu’s teammate ErikPurcell first announced thenews on Twitter and it was subsequently confirmed by thepromotion. This is the second time that a proposed Ledet-Sosnovskiybout has fallen apart. The two prospects were scheduled to meet atUFC Fight Night 104 this past February, but Ledet was injured incamp, canceling the bout.

UFC Fight Night 116 emanates from the PPG Paints Arena inPittsburgh, Penn., and its main card, headlined by a middleweightclash between LukeRockhold and DavidBranch , airs live on Fox Sports 1.

The 36-year-old Anyanwu, a mainstay of Cage Fury FightingChampionships, has won seven of his last bouts and five straight.His last win came via second-round knockout over fellownortheastern regional staple GregRebello at the first Dana White’s Contender Series card on July11.

Ledet, 28, has won both of his first two Octagon appearances. Inhis promotional debut in August of last year, he won a 15-minutedecision over ChaseSherman , then choked out England’s MarkGodbeer last November in just over two minutes.

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