Emmanuel Sanchez hurt, AJ McKee now fights Ray Wood Friday in Bellator 166 Bellator officials announced Monday the Emmanuel Sanchez (13-3) was forced off Friday’s Bellator 166 card due to injury. Because of This, AJ McKee will take on Ray Wood. McKee (5-0) endures his second straight battle with an opponent switch. Back at Bellator 160, he was supposed to combat Henry Corrales, but due to injury he ended up battling and defeating Cody Walker by submission. The undefeated 21-year-old is the son of UFC veteran Antonio McKee. Wood (7-2) has gone 1-1 in Bellator and was slated to carry on Treston Thomison (9-4), who needs a new competitor. Bellator 166 takes place at WinStar World Casino and Resort at Thackerville, Okla.. Here’s an updated look at the card… MAIN CARD (Spike, 9 p.m. ET) Champ Eduardo Dantas vs. Joe Warren — to get bantamweight name A.J. McKee vs. Ray Wood L.C. Davis vs. Marcos Galvao Chris Honeycutt vs. Ben Reiter PRELIMINARY CARD (7 p.m. ET) Treston Thomison vs. TBA Derrick Adkins vs. Chris Jones Levi Queen vs. Chance Rencountre Gregory Babene vs. Emiliano Sordi John King vs. Kinny Spotwood Undefeated featherweight Shane Burgos steps up to combat Tiago Trator at UFC Fight Night 102 With Zubaira Tukhugov being removed from UFC Albany to get a possible USADA violation, New York native Shane Burgos has awakened to confront Tiago Trator in UFC Fight Night 102. Burgos (7-0) was supposed to struggle at CFFC 61 back in October, but his opponent pulled out because of injury. The 25-year-old last saw action against Jacob Bohn at CFFC 56, where he won first round TKO. Trator (20-5-1, 1 NC) heads into this matchup off a decision victory over Clay Collard back in September 2015. The Brazilian is 1-2 in his UFC career so far. UFC Fight Night 102 Occurs in the Times Union Center at Albany, NY. With Aljamain Sterling injured, Raphael Assuncao eliminated from UFC Albany card MMAFighting reported Monday that bantamweight Raphael Assuncao will no longer compete at UFC Fight Night 102, since the UFC was not able to locate him an opponent. The UFC intends to re-book the two 135-pound fighters sooner or later in 2017. Glover Teixeira vs. Jimi Manuwa from the works for UFC 208 Jim Edwards of FloCombat reported Monday that light heavyweights Glover Teixeira and Jimi Manuwa are set to clash at UFC 208. Teixeira (25-4) had his three-fight win streak snapped in his final fight, as Anthony Johnson knocked out the Brazilian in 13 seconds back in UFC 202. Manuwa (16-2) heads to this matchup off a TKO victory over Ovince St-Preux at UFC 204. UFC 208 takes place January 21st in the Honda Center in Anaheim, CA. Canadian heavyweight prospect Dustin Joynson talks Jared Henderson, Zuma MMA & Toronto Maple Leafs Dustin Joynson (2-0) discusses his upcoming fight against Jared Henderson (1-0)

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