The Swede falls out of the co-main event of the July gala. As the ESPN station informed and then it was confirmed by the MMAFighting portal, due to injury Ilir Latifi (14-5 1 NC, 7-3 in UFC, # 4 in the UFC ranking) he had to retreat from the fight with Glover Teixeira (27-6, 10-4 in the UFC, # 3 in the UFC ranking), which was to arrive at co-main event of the UFC Fight Night 134 event. Currently the largest MMA organization in the world is looking for a fighter who would be a good rival for the Brazilian. Latifi has been struggling rarely but lately with successes - In February, the Swede surrendered Ovince Saint Preux and last year Tysona Pedro pointed. UFC Fight Night 134 will take place on 22nd July in Hamburg. Countdown for UFC Hamburg - SUN. JUL. 22, 2018 - UFC Fight Night: Volkan vs. Shogun
Saturday's event lost its masterful duel.Unfortunately, during the UFC 226 event, Max Holloway (19-3, 14-3 at the UFC) will not have a highly anticipated fight with Brian Ortega (14-0 1 NC, 6-0 1 NC at UFC) for a featherweight belt. As reported by many sources, the Hawaiian faces symptoms similar to those associated with brain concussion. Holloway, due to a bad mood, went to the hospital on Monday. He left it on Tuesday, however, the fighter and his team decided to withdraw from the fight.This is the third time this year, when the featherweight champion retreats from the planned fight, earlier the Hawaiian fell out of the fights against Frankie Edgar and Khabib Nurmagomedov.
The last Bellatora event with a good viewership. The Bellator organization's Friday event turned out to be quite a success. Despite the fact that on paper the fight event was not especially filled with strong names (in the fight of the evening Ilima-Lei Macfarlane surrendered Alejandra Lara and in the main event Saad Awad knocked out Ryan Couture) in terms of audience, achieved a good result - the event was watched by 466,000 people . From March the better result was achieved only by the event on which Fedor Emelianenko fought with Frank Mir. An event with names like Michael Chandler, Gegard Mousasi or Benson Henderson did not get a better result than an event with Hawaii-born Ilima-Lei Macfarlane - is the new media star born?