Cody Garbrandt pulled from UFC Vegas 61 attributable to pain

Cody Garbrandt pulled from UFC Vegas 61 attributable to pain

Cody Garbrandt will must wait until a later date to impress his return to stream.

The ex-UFC bantamweight champion has been pulled from the upcoming UFC Vegas 61 card on Oct. 1 attributable to an pain suffered in coaching. UFC officers confirmed the news on Tuesday following an preliminary file from ESPN.

Garbrandt’s elimination from the cardboard comes actual days after he lost his first and main scheduled opponent when Rani Yahya changed into once also forced to pull out attributable to a neck pain.

Whereas a search changed into once made to doubtlessly fetch a replacement, Garbrandt’s pain averted a fresh war from coming collectively, and the UFC is now looking out at a future date for his return once he’s wholesome.

Right here is de facto the 2nd time Garbrandt vs. Yahya has been scrapped and rescheduled.

The preliminary matchup changed into once booked for UFC Vegas 58 in July, but Yahya’s neck pain forced that date to be abandoned with the war then rescheduled for Oct. 1. Now, that date has also fallen by the wayside with both warring parties coping with injuries.

The upcoming UFC Vegas 61 card is headlined by strawweights Mackenzie Dern and Yan Xiaonan within the important tournament with an educated bout disclose for the relaxation of the conceal quiet to be distinct.