Update on UFC 153 after injuries decimate top two bouts

Stories on MMAfighting,com include that UFC is looking to add Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira vs. Dave Herman in a heavyweight bout to UFC 153, the beleagured show in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  The match would not be the main event and they are still looking at adding a name main event match.

Another story on the site said Frankie Edgar is now off the show because UFC is looking to put together Jose Aldo vs. Edgar after Aldo recovers from his motorcycle accident.

The show was decimated when Aldo had to pull out due to a foot injury, just hours after Quinton Jackson pulled out of his fight with Glover Teixeira over an elbow injury.

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