Another one bites the dust! A third fight from UFC Brooklyn has been canceled and the UFC is scrambling to fight replacements for all three fighters.
Third times the charm?
Unfortunately for UFC Brooklyn, the fight card has taken yet another hit in the last few days. According to Nolan King of FloCombat, Randy Brown is out of his bout set for simply over every week from immediately. Brown was set to face Probability Rencountre on the early prelims.
That is the third bout to be canceled in two days. The UFC is reportedly searching for opponents for all three bouts. Simply yesterday it was reported that each John Lineker and Ion Cutelaba have been out of their respective 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 lightweight heavyweight match-up.
The combat card at present seems like this:
Primary Card (ESPN+ 10 PM ET/7 PM PT)
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
TBD? vs. Probability Rencountre
UFC Brooklyn kicks off the first-ever ESPN card and can air on the ESPN+ app.
The cardboard will function a brilliant combat between UFC flyweight champion Henry Cejudo and UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw who will face off for Cejudo’s first title protection.
UFC Brooklyn takes place on Saturday, January 19, 2019, dwell from the Barclays Heart in Brooklyn, New York. Comply with together with FanSided all through the night time for all of your dwell outcomes and highlights. We’ll in attendance for the primary card of 2019, so look ahead to unique content material throughout combat night time.