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By David Tees on 3/10/2023 5:16 PM

Nathaniel Wood has been pulled from UFC 286 according to Eurosport, replacing him against Lerone Murphy is Gabriel Santos.

Murphy (11-0-1) has won three of four under the UFC banner, with those wins coming over Ricardo Ramos, Douglas Silva De Andrade and Makwan Amirkhani. Murphy has a lone blemish as a pro MMA fighter, which was a split draw against Zubaira Tukhugov at UFC 242. Murphy has earned 11 wins as a professional MMA fighter and seven of them have come by way of KO/TKO.

Santos (10-0-0) is making his UFC debut in this encounter and does so with an undefeated streak that has lasted over eight years. Santos has competed once already this year, which was a third round knockout win over Jose Mauro Do Amaral Delano at LFA 151 in January of 2023. Santos has competed 10 times as a professional MMA fighter and three of those encounters went the distance.

UFC 286 takes place on Saturday, March 18 from the 02 Arena in London, England with Leon Edwards and Kamaru Usman headlining. PWInsiderXtra is providing live coverage of the event, which streams live on ESPN+ pay-per-view.