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Luke Rockhold out with knee injury, CB Dollaway in against Tim Boetsch at UFC 166

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A knee injury has sidelined former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold. In his stead, TUF 7 alum CB Dollaway will fight Tim Boetsch on the preliminary card of UFC 166.

News of the switch was first announced on Wednesday's episode of UFC Tonight.

Dollaway (13-4) puts his two-fight win streak on the line, having last defeated Jason "Mayhem" Miller and Daniel Sarafian. The 30-year-old holds a 7-4 record in 11 UFC contests since 2008.

Boestch (16-6), the UFC's No. 10 ranked middleweight, looks to rebound after losing consecutive bouts against Constantinos Philippou and Mark Munoz. Prior to his most recent setbacks, "The Barbarian" racked up a surprising four-fight win streak, knocking out Yushin Okami and outpointing Hector Lombard to submit his name into the 185-pound title discussion.

UFC 166 takes place October 19, 2013 at the Toyota Center in Houston, TX. An updated fight card can be seen below.

Main Card (Pay-per-view)
Cain Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos
Daniel Cormier vs. Roy Nelson
Gilbert Melendez vs. Diego Sanchez
Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Shawn Jordan
John Dodson vs. Darrell Montague

Preliminary Card (FOX Sports 1)
Tim Boetsch vs. CB Dollaway
Nate Marquardt vs. Hector Lombard
Jessica Eye vs. Sarah Kaufman
George Sotiropoulos vs. K.J. Noons

Preliminary Card (Facebook)
Adlan Amagov vs. T.J. Waldburger
Tony Ferguson vs. Mike Rio
Charles Oliveira vs. Jeremy Larsen
Kyogi Horiguchi vs. Dustin Pague