Two fighters are out of their scheduled UFC Brooklyn bouts. Their opponents are left waiting for potential replacements on just nine days notice.
With only nine days left before the UFC’s first fight card of the year two fighters have been left without their opponents. According to Ariel Helwani, each John Lineker and Ion Cutelaba are out of their fights set for Jan. 19. Lineker was scheduled to face Cory Sandhagen for a featherweight bout and Cutelaba was set to face Glover Teixeira for a light-weight heavyweight match-up.
Based on stories, the UFC is presently searching for replacements for the bouts, however with slightly below 9 days left it may get dicey.
The struggle card presently appears like this:
Most important Card (ESPN+ 10 PM ET/7 PM PT)
UFC flyweight title: Henry Cejudo (c) vs. TJ 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?
Prelims (ESPN eight PM ET/5 PM PT)
Alexander Hernandez vs. Donald Cerrone
Joanne Calderwood vs. Ariane Lipski
Alonzo Menifield vs. Vinicius Castro
TBD? vs. Cory Sandhagen
Early Prelims (ESPN+ 6 PM ET/three PM PT)
Dennis Bermudez vs. TE Edwards
Belal Muhammad vs. Geoff Neal
Randy Brown vs. Probability Rencountre
UFC Brooklyn kicks off the first-ever ESPN card and can air on the ESPN+ app.
It would function an excellent struggle between UFC flyweight champion Henry Cejudo and UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw who will face off for Cejudo’s first title protection.
We’ll additionally see the controversial UFC debut of former NFL defensive finish Greg Hardy. He’ll make his first big-time occasion after two profitable appearances on Dana White’s Tuesday Night time Contender Sequence and an look at XFN 352 – Xtreme Battle Night time 352. The previous soccer participant has a historical past of home violence and can seem in the primary occasion on the identical card as Rachael Ostovich who was practically compelled off the cardboard on account of being allegedly attacked by her husband.
UFC Brooklyn takes place on Saturday, January 19, 2019, stay from the Barclays Middle in Brooklyn, New York. Comply with together with FanSided all through the night time for all of your stay outcomes and highlights. We’ll in attendance for the primary card of 2019, so look ahead to unique content material throughout struggle night time.