Two Fighters Out Of UFC Brooklyn With Injuries • MMA News

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Two Fighters Out Of UFC Brooklyn With Injuries • MMA News

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UFC on ESPN+ 1 simply misplaced two of its fighters. The present is scheduled to go down from the Barclays Middle in Brooklyn, New York subsequent week (Sat. January 19, 2019). It is going to be headlined by a UFC flyweight championship struggle. Champ Henry Cejudo defends towards 135-pound champion T Dillashaw. It is going to be the primary UFC occasion to air on an ESPN platform, kicking off the brand new broadcast deal.

Per a report from ESPN’s Ariel Helwani, two fighters have been pressured to withdraw from their respective fights with accidents. Ion Cutelaba has been pressured out of his scheduled struggle with Glover Teixeira. Additionally, John Lineker will not be getting into the Octagon to face Cory Sandhagen. With simply 9 days to go till struggle evening, the UFC is looking for replacements, however on such short-notice, chances are high slim:

“Both John Lineker and Ion Cutelaba are out of their respective fights next weekend versus Cory Sandhagen and Glover Teixeira in Brooklyn, sources say. UFC looking for replacements but obviously time is of the essence with the card nine days away.”

Each John Lineker and Ion Cutelaba are out of their respective fights subsequent weekend versus Cory Sandhagen and Glover Teixeira in Brooklyn, sources say. UFC searching for replacements however clearly time is of the essence with the cardboard 9 days away.

— Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) January 10, 2019

Take a look at the complete UFC Brooklyn card beneath:

  • (C) Henry Cejudo vs. T.J. Dillashaw
  • Greg Hardy vs. Allen Crowder
  • Gregor Gillespie vs. Yancy Medeiros
  • Joseph Benavidez vs. Dustin Ortiz
  • Paige VanZant vs. Rachael Ostovich
  • Glover Teixeira vs. TBD
  • Donald Cerrone vs. Alexander Hernandez
  • Joanne Calderwood vs. Ariane Lipski
  • Alonzo Menifield vs. Vinicius Moreira
  • TBD vs. Cory Sandhagen
  • Dennis Bermudez vs. Te’Jovan Edwards
  • Belal Muhammad vs. Geoff Neal
  • Randy Brown vs. Likelihood Rencountre

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