Jessica Eye-BellatorA Bellator 95 bout between Jessica “Evil” Eye and Munah Holland has been nixed.

Eye on Sunday confirmed that she has had to drop out of the fight due to a back injury.

“I will not be fighting @BellatorMMA April 4th,” she tweeted. “I have suffered a terrible back injury that has kept me out of training.”

Eye had been trying to work through it, but eventually had to succumb to the injury and pull out of the fight.

@munah_holland I am sorry and hope that they can reschedule it for June,” Eye apologized via her Twitter account. “The amount of heart break I have faced this week is hard.”

Eye (9-1) has been on an amazing streak, winning her last six fights, which includes submission former Bellator champion Zoila Frausto-Gurgel in December.

Holland (5-2) is trying to bounce back after Michelle Ould defeated her last September, ending Holland’s four-fight winning streak.

Bellator 95 takes place April 4 at Revel in Atlantic City, N.J., and features Bellator featherweight champion Pat Curran defending his belt against Shahbulat Shamhalaev.

(Photo courtesy of Bellator MMA)

Be sure to Like on Facebook and Follow @MMAWeeklycom on Twitter.

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

Related News

Julia Budd Out to Prove She Deserves Bellator Belt |

  • 10 days ago

Julia Budd spent much of 2016 sidelined due to injury. She returns on Friday to remind everyone that she deserves a Bellator belt. read news >>

BJ Penn out of return fight due to injury, UFC seeking replacement

  • 22 days ago

B.J. Penn out of his fight with Ricardo Lamas. read news >>

Coker Undeterred by Potential of Public Backlash Ahead of Bellator's Israel Debut | FIGHTLAND

  • 22 days ago

Photo via Scott Coker/Twitter Last month, Bellator announced its first event in Israel, which is scheduled to take place on November 10 at Tel Aviv’s 11000-seat Menora Mivtachim Arena. The card boast read news >>

BJ Penn Injury Leads to Cancellation of UFC Manila Event |

  • 21 days ago

The UFC has cancelled next week's UFC Fight Night: Lamas vs. Penn event after BJ Penn was forced out of the main event due to injury. read news >>

UFC Fight Night 97 to be rescheduled following injury to B.J. Penn

  • 21 days ago

The UFC will not be returning to the Philippines this month.According to a report from FloCombat, the UFC willre-scheduleUFC Fight Night 97, which was expected to go down on October 15 at the Mall of read news >>

Now Anderson Silva is 'very upset' with the UFC: 'I don't get people's due respect'

  • 21 days ago

Add former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva to the list of Brazilian fighters upset with the promotion.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

UFC Manila Cancelled, Fights Rescheduled After Penn Injury

  • 21 days ago

UFC Manila has been cancelled just nine days away from its occurrence after headliner BJ Penn suffered an injury.The UFC officially announced the cancellation on their website.The fight night card be read news >>

Bellator 163 lineup set with addition of Ed Ruth, Tyrell Fortune MMA debuts in Connecticut

  • 21 days ago

Next month’s Bellator return to Connecticut now is complete with the addition of six fights for the preliminary card, including the highly touted pro MMA debuts of a pair of elite collegiate wrestler read news >>

UFC 204's Mirsad Bektic admits he was in 'a dark place' during injury layoff

  • 21 days ago

MANCHESTER, England – Undefeated featherweight Mirsad Bektic said life as one of the top prospects in the sport hasn’t been all roses leading into his UFC 204 showdown with Russell Doane.Filed under: read news >>

Bellator 164 fighters get out-of-competition drug testing ahead of Israel event

  • 21 days ago

Tests for performance-enhancers and drugs of abuse have come back negative for three headlining fighters at Bellator 164, MMAjunkie has confirmed.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>