An undisclosed injury has forced British light heavyweight Linton Vassell to withdraw from a planned meeting with Golden Glory representative Jason Jones at BAMMA 11.

British Association of Mixed Martial Arts officials recently revealed the news to Sherdog.com and are currently searching for Vassell’s replacement, though there has been no announcement as of yet regarding who will fill the vacant slot. BAMMA 11 takes place Dec. 1 at the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham, England, and is headlined by a middleweight confrontation pitting former BAMMA British middleweight champion Jack Marshman against UFC veteran Xavier Foupa-Pokam.

The reigning Ultimate Challenge MMA light heavyweight champion, Vassell has won five straight contests. The well-rounded Brit was last seen successfully defending his UCMMA belt against countryman Nick Chapman, submitting the four-fight pro with a rear-naked choke on Aug. 18.

Jones, meanwhile, has won seven of his last nine after posting four losses in five fights from October 2008 to May 2009. “The Villain” made his BAMMA debut this past March, besting Polish talent Przemyslaw Mysiala via doctor’s stoppage. Most recently, the M-1 Challenge veteran competed on May 26 under the United Glory banner, submitting 34-year-old Austrian Dritan Barjamaj with an armbar in just 69 seconds.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Cannonier In for Injured Van Buren in Nashville

  • 27 days ago
  • 0 views

Following an injury suffered by TUF 19 finalist Matt Van Buren, the UFC debut of unbeaten light heavyweight Jonathan Wilson on August 8 in Nashville will now take place against Jared Cannonier. read news >>

Pat Curran gets new opponent for Bellator 139

  • 23 days ago
  • 6 views

An undisclosed injury forced Goiti Yamauchi out of Bellator 139, and Pat Curran has a new opponent on 18 days’ notice. Curran, a former Bellator featherweight champion, is now set to take on Emmanuel read news >>

Peter Sobotta gets new opponent for UFC Fight Night 69 with Sergio Moraes injured

  • 22 days ago
  • 4 views

Sergio Moraes is again sidelined with an injury. The Brazilian grappler, who spent 617 days outside the Octagon with a severe knee injury, was forced out of an upcoming UFC Fight Night 69 bout with P read news >>

Dan Charles vs. Bobby Lashley set for Bellator 138 with James Thompson hurt

  • 20 days ago
  • 7 views

A late injury has forced a change to the main card of Bellator 138 next Friday (June 19, 2015) in St. Louis, Missouri. Bellator MMA has tried to put this fight together twice in four months, but alas read news >>

James Thompson Out of Bellator 138, Bobby Lashley Gets New Opponent

  • 20 days ago
  • 3 views

James Thompson has been forced off out of Bellator 138 due to an undisclosed injury, Dan Charles (9-2) has agreed to fill-in on short notice against Bobby Lashley. read news >>

Bobby Green out of Al Iaquinta fight due to injury

  • 14 days ago
  • 10 views

Bobby Green has been forced to withdraw from his anticipated July 15 fight against Al Iaquinta due to an injury suffered in training, MMAFighting.com confirmed with multiple sources. As of right now, read news >>

Injury Nixes Bobby Green for UFC San Diego Co-Main Event

  • 14 days ago
  • 1 views

An undisclosed training injury has forced Bobby Green out of the UFC Fight Night 71 co-main event. read news >>

Jose Aldo injured, UFC 189 bout with Conor McGregor in jeopardy

  • 8 days ago
  • 30 views

Jose Aldo has an injury and his next UFC title defense is in jeopardy. The first and only UFC featherweight champion, who is scheduled to take on Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 189 in Las Ve read news >>

Injury forces John Hathaway to withdraw from UFC 189 fight with Gunnar Nelson

  • 8 days ago
  • 2 views

British welterweight contender John Hathaway has been forced to withdraw from his UFC 189 fight with Gunnar Nelson due to injury. It's been over a year since UFC welterweight contender John Hathaway read news >>

Jose Aldo injury update: UFC still hasn't made a decision, while Dana White Tweets random smiling emoji

  • 7 days ago
  • 28 views

As of right now, Jose Aldo is still scheduled to defend his Featherweight belt against Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 189, which takes place at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, o read news >>