Bahadurzada, Green off FOX 8 with injuries

Injuries continued to alter the UFC on FOX 8 card on


Welterweight Siyar Bahadurzada and lightweight Bobby Green were

forced off the card scheduled for Seattle’s KeyArena on July

27 due to injury, FOX Sports has learned.

Bobby Voelker (24-9) will fill in for Bahadurzada — an injury

replacement himself after Tarec Saffiedine was injured — for a

main card bout against Robbie Lawler (20-9).

Voelker, a Strikeforce product, fell in his UFC debut, albeit a

very controversial decision to Patrick Cote at UFC 158 in


Voelker had been scheduled to fight at the second UFC on FOX

Sports 1 event in Indianapolis on Aug. 28.

Green was originally slated to fight Danny Castillo (15-5) on

the undercard. Tim Means (18-4) will now step in to fight


The moves come a day after the Matt Mitrione vs. Brendan Schaub

heavyweight fight was scrubbed. Mitrione injured himself in

training and the fight will be rescheduled for a later date,

according to