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Jorge Masvidal in, Reza Madadi out against Michael Chiesa at UFC on FOX 8

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Esther Lin, MMA Fighting
Are visa issues the new injury bug?

While Mark Hunt awaits a new visa to fly to Las Vegas for his UFC 160 date with Junior dos Santos, a visa issue has reportedly knocked Reza Madadi out of UFC on FOX 8.

As a result, Michael Chiesa, Madadi's original opponent, will now meet Jorge Masvidal on the July 27 card, FUEL TV's "UFC Tonight" first reported on Tuesday.

Masvidal (24-7) picked up his first UFC win last month when he defeated Tim Means via unanimous decision at UFC on FOX 7.

Chiesa (9-0), the winner of "The Ultimate Fighter Live," is 2-0 inside the Octagon.

UFC on FOX 8, headlined by Demetrious Johnson vs. John Moraga for the UFC flyweight title, will take place at Seattle's KeyArena.