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Arash Usmanee (ankle) out of FNF

Updated: January 5, 2014, 10:10 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Junior lightweight contender Arash Usmanee suffered an ankle injury and withdrew Sunday from his upcoming bout against Juan Antonio Rodriguez.

The scheduled 10-round bout was scheduled to headline this week's "Friday Night Fights" card on ESPN2 at the Emerald Queen Hotel & Casino in Tacoma, Wash. However, Usmanee hurt his ankle sparring this weekend and was forced to withdraw, according to the network.

While the co-feature is still intact and includes junior welterweight ...

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