The following is an excerpt from an article on MMAWeekly.com:
MMAWeekly.com has learned that Diego Sanchez will now face Pride veteran David Bielkheden at UFC 82. He was originally scheduled to fight Brazilian fighter Roan Carneiro, but according to Sanchez, Carneiro was forced to withdraw due to an undisclosed illness.
Sanchez said several opponents were proposed to him, but it was Bielkheden who accepted the fight and will now make his Ultimate Fighting Championship debut.
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