Claudia Gadelha suffers injury, out of Daly fight
The injury bug has struck again. Just two weeks away from a scheduled fight with Aisling Daly on UFC Fight Night 64 in Poland on April 11th, Brazilian strawweight Claudia Gadelha has been sidelined with a back injury, according to a report by Combate.
Gadelha herself broke out the news on her Instagram account, though the post has been erased since.
Beneil Dariush in for injured Paul Felder vs. Jim Miller at UFC on FOX 15 in Newark
A knee injury has forced a change to the lineup at next month’s UFC return to “The Garden State.”
Paul Felder (9-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) is out of his lightweight bout against New Jersey’s own Jim Miller (24-5 MMA, 13-4 UFC). Stepping in for him at UFC on FOX 15 will be Beneil Dariush (10-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC). UFC officials announced the change today.
With the change, the UFC on FOX 15 lineup now includes:
MAIN CARD (FOX, 8 p.m. ET)
Lyoto Machida vs. Luke Rockhold
Yoel Romero vs. Ronaldo Souza
Max Holloway vs. Cub Swanson
Felice Herrig vs. Paige VanZant
PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX, 6 p.m. ET)
Beneil Dariush vs. Jim Miller
Patrick Cummins vs. Ovince St. Preux
Corey Anderson vs. Gian Villante
Aljamain Sterling vs. Takeya Mizugaki
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 4:15 p.m. ET)
Tim Means vs. George Sullivan
Diego Brandao vs. Jimy Hettes
Chris Dempsey vs. Eddie Gordon
'TUF: Latin America' winner Alejandro Perez meets Patrick Williams at UFC 188
The UFC’s return to Mexico in June has a new bantamweight matchup on tap.
Alejandro Perez (15-5 MMA, 1-0 UFC), the “TUF: Latin America” Season 1 winner, is set to meet Patrick Williams (7-4 MMA, 0-1 UFC) at UFC 188. UFC officials recently announced the new pairing.
With the addition, the latest UFC 188 card includes:
Champ Cain Velasquez vs. interim champ Fabricio Werdum – heavyweight title unification bout
Eddie Alvarez vs. Gilbert Melendez
Angela Hill vs. Tecia Torres
Augusto Montano vs. Cathal Pendred
Yair Rodriguez vs. Charles Rosa
Kelvin Gastelum vs. Nate Marquardt
Alejandro Perez vs. Patrick Williams
Alan Jouban injured, Omari Akhmedov meets Brian Ebersole at UFC Fight Night 68
Alan Jouban(11-3 MMA, 2-1 UFC) has been forced to withdraw from a planned bout in his home state, and Omari Akhmedov (14-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC) has stepped in as a replacement opponent against Brian Ebersole (51-16 MMA, 5-2 UFC).
The matchup is set for UFC Fight Night 68, which takes place June 6 at New Orleans’ Smoothie King Center. UFC officials today announced the change in plans.
With the change to the lineup, UFC Fight Night 68 now includes:
Ryan Bader vs. Daniel Cormier
Matt Mitrione vs. Ben Rothwell
Derrick Lewis vs. Shawn Jordan
Tim Boetsch vs. Dan Henderson
Omari Akhmedov vs. Brian Ebersole
Justin Edwards vs. Joe Proctor
Ricardo Abreu vs. Daniel Sarafian
Anthony Birchak vs. Joe Soto