Kenny Robertson replaces TJ Waldburger in UFC 161 match against Sean Pierson

May 7, 2013

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Kenny Robertson replaces TJ Waldburger in UFC 161 match against Sean Pierson



TJ Waldburger has been removed from a scheduled UFC 161 appearance against Sean Pierson.  Kenny Robertson has been penciled in to fight the Ontario-native at in Winnipeg, Manitoba on June 15.

The first-ever UFC event in Manitoba takes place inside the MTS Center.

UFC officials announced the replacement but was unable to comment on the injury that Waldburger sustained.

Pierson comes into this contest off of a two-fight win streak with wins over Jake Hecht and Lance Benoist.

Robertson, who suffered losses to Mike Pierce and Aaron Simpson, battled back in his last attempt by submitting Brock Jardine at UFC 157 earning himself ‘Submission of the Night’.

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