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The redistribution of UFC 151

Michael Johnson, left, beat

Michael Johnson, left, beat "Ultimate Fighter" Season 13 winner Tony Ferguson by unanimous decision in a lightweight bout at UFC on Fox 3 at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J. (May 5, 2012)
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UFC 151 should be taking place this Saturday night in Las Vegas just as Zuffa, its fighters and its fans had planned.

But Dan Henderson injured his knee, Jon Jones turned down a fight against replacement Chael Sonnen on 10 days' notice and UFC canceled the entire card for the first time since Zuffa bought the company in 2001.

So where does that leave the 22 fighters on that non-existent card? Pretty much all over the place. Here is a look at where those fights and fighters have wound up.

THEN NOW
Jon Jones vs. Dan Henderson UFC 152, Sept. 22: Jones vs. Vitor Belfort
Jay Hieron vs. Jake Ellenberger UFC on FX 5, Oct. 5
Dennis Hallman vs. Thiago Tavares UFC on FX 5, Oct. 5
Dennis Siver vs. Eddie Yagin to be announced
John Lineker vs. Yasuhiro Urushitani UFC on Fuel 6, Nov. 10
Michael Johnson (pictured above) vs. Danny Castillo UFC on FX 5, Oct. 5
Kyle Noke vs. Charlie Brenneman UFC 152, Sept. 22
Takeya Mizugaki vs. Jeff Hougland UFC on Fuel 6, Nov. 10
Tim Means vs. Abel Trujillo UFC on Fox 5, Dec. 8
Daron Cruickshank vs. Henry Martinez UFC on Fox 5, Dec. 8
Shane Roller vs. Jacob Volkmann UFC on FX 5, Oct. 5

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