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Lyoto Machida injury postpones rematch

Updated: November 3, 2009, 1:33 PM ET
By Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

Dana White, Mauricio Rua and the fans wanted it: Lyoto Machida's metacarpal did not. According to Yahoo Sports, the Machida-Rua rematch, originally (and optimistically) eyed for a Jan. 2 date, will have to wait until Machida's hand is cleared after surgery.

Why is this good news? Because if the fight had gone on as scheduled, it would've given both men only eight weeks for a training camp just weeks after they had first prepared for one another: That's a grueling schedule ...

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