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Report: Thiago Silva replacing injured Rogerio Nogueira

According to the UFC’s website, Rogerio Nogueira has suffered a knee injury while training for his April 14th bout against Alexander Gustafsson and has withdrawn from the UFC on FUEL TV 2 fight.

Replacing Lil’ Nog will be fellow Brazilian, Thiago Silva, who is returning to the cage after not fighting since January of 2011.

Silva is coming off a ‘no contest’ bout against Brandon Vera at UFC 125 on New Year’s Day 2011. He currently holds a 14-2-1 record.

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