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Chris Camozzi in for injured CB Dollaway against Cezar ‘Mutante’ Ferreira at UFC on FX 8

An injury to middleweight CB Dollaway has caused a deck shuffling at the upcoming UFC on FX 8 event. While Dollaway is sent to the sidelines with an undisclosed issue, the surging Chris Camozzi will take his place in matching up with Brazilian Cezar Ferreira, according to UFC officials. Camozzi is fresh off his fourth straight win, as he edged out Nick Ring in a split decision at UFC 158 in Montreal on March 16. He’s also defeated Luiz Cane, Nick Catone and Dustin Jacoby during the streak, with two of those wins coming via stoppage. He’ll have about seven weeks to prepare for ‘Mutante,’ who won the recent edition of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil by defeating Sergio Moraes in the final. Ferreira, who has been mentored by Vitor Belfort during his pro career, is 5-2 overall. By comparison, Camozzi is 19-5. Belfort is set to headline the May 18 card against the last reigning Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold in a show that takes place at Arena Jaragua in Jaragua do Sul, Brazi. The Brazilian-heavy main card will also see Rafael dos Anjos face Evan Dunham and the UFC debut of Ronaldo Jacare Souza as he takes on Constantinos Philippou.

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