Yenifel Vicente in FNF main event

Updated: January 7, 2014, 4:09 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Junior lightweight Juan Antonio Rodriguez of Mexico will face late substitute Yenifel Vicente in the main event of this week's "Friday Nights Fights" on ESPN2, the network said on Tuesday.

Rodriguez was originally supposed to fight 130-pound contender Arash Usmanee in the 10-round main event at the Emerald Queen Hotel & Casino in Tacoma, Wash. However, Usmanee suffered an ankle injury and withdrew from the fight on Sunday, leaving promoter Greg Cohen and the network scrambling for a replacement ...

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