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UFC 179 Fight Card: Tony Martin Replaces Josh Shockley, Meets Fabricio Camoes

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An injury has forced Josh Shockley out of a planned UFC 179 bout with Fabricio Camoes. Officials have tabbed Tony Martin to replace him.

Set for October 25 from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and the Maracanazinho Gymnasium, the event features a headline fight between UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes. Also, Glover Teixeira meets Phil Davis in the co-main event.

Martin (8-2) sports an 0-2 Octagon mark, including an August submission loss to Beneil Dariush. Camoes (14-8-1) is on a similar two-fight losing skid, having been submitted by Jim Miller.

Check out the current lineup below:

UFC Featherweight Championship
Jose Aldo (c) vs. Chad Mendes

Light Heavyweight: Phil Davis vs. Glover Teixeira

Flyweight: Scott Jorgensen vs. Wilson Reis

Featherweight: Felipe Arantes vs. Andre Fili

Welterweight: Neil Magny vs. William Macario

Lightweight: Fabricio Camoes vs. Tony Martin

Light Heavyweight: Fabio Maldonado vs. Hans Stringer

Lightweight: Beneil Dariush vs. Alan Patrick

Lightweight: Yan Cabral vs. Naoyuki Kotani

Featherweight: Darren Elkins vs. Lucas Martins

Lightweight: Gilbert Burns vs. Christos Giagos