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Marcus LeVesseur Steps In For Rafaello Oliveira To Fight Michael Chiesa At UFC On Fox 5

Rafaello Oliveira has been forced out of a planned bout with Michael Chiesa for UFC on Fox: Henderson vs. Diaz. Oliveira suffered a broken hand in training and will be replaced by Marcus LeVesseur, according to The MMA Report.

The Chiesa-LeVesseur fight will be part of the prelims from Seattle. The main event features UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson defending his title against Nate Diaz.

Chiesa (8-0) won season 15 of The Ultimate Fighter. He has scored six submission victories in his eight pro bouts.

LeVesseur (22-6) is coming off a decision victory over Carlo Prater, improving to 1-1 inside the Octagon. He is 4-1 in his last five bouts overall.