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Nordine Taleb injured, out of UFC Fight Night 90 bout with Alan Jouban

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UFC welterweight Nordine Taleb is out of UFC Fight Night 90 due to injury. Taleb announced the news on Tuesday via his Instagram and was later confirmed to MMA Fighting by UFC officials.

Taleb (12-3) was scheduled to meet Alan Jouban in the main card of UFC Fight Night 90, but was forced to withdraw from the fight after suffering an injury to his groin. The 34-year-old Taleb last fought at UFC 196 back in March where he earned a second-round knockout over Erick Silva.

Jouban (13-4) is also coming off a victory in March, defeating Brendan O'Reilly in the first round via technical knockout at UFC Fight Night 85. Prior to that, the Jouban suffered a technical knockout loss to Albert Tomenov at UFC 192 in October 2015.

UFC Fight Night 90 takes place on July 7 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las VegasNev. Rafael dos Anjos is schedule to defend his lightweight belt against Eddie Alvarez in the main event of the card.