Kongo in for Herring at UFC 99
The Ultimate Fighting Championship on Wednesday announced that
The promotion on Tuesday revealed that Herring had to withdraw from the bout due to an unspecified injury.
Kongo -- a teammate of
Velasquez has quickly amassed an undefeated record of 5-0, finishing all five of his opponents -- including three in the UFC -- by way of TKO. Kongo, however, is the American Kickboxing Academy-trained fighter's toughest bout to date.