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Chris Weidman out of UFC 155 bout

Updated: November 21, 2012, 5:11 PM ET
By Franklin McNeil | ESPN.com

Middleweight contender Chris Weidman suffered a right shoulder injury during a training session and will not fight Tim Boetsch on Dec. 29.

Weidman, who confirmed the injury Wednesday, was scheduled to face Boetsch at UFC 155 in Las Vegas. Boetsch will now fight Constantinos Philippou on the card.

Newsday.com reported Weidman's injury earlier.

"I hit a double-leg and landed weird and hard on my shoulder, and it popped," Weidman told ESPN.com. "I had an MRI on it. I tore my labrum, ...

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