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

Josh Thomson credits Victor Conte with ability to stay injury free

  • 17 days ago

SAN JOSE -- Bellator lightweight Josh Thomson spoke to MMA Fighting on Wednesday at Bellator 142: Dynamite's open workouts about moving from UFC to Bellator, working with Scott Coker again, why he ha read news >>

King Mo out, Carmont in vs. Phil Davis in Bellator LHW tournament final

  • 14 days ago

An injury to Muhammed Lawal means that Francis Carmont advances to the Bellator LHW tournament final on Dynamite. Bellator MMA's one-man light heavyweight tournament final has a major shake-up. Muham read news >>

Rib fracture forced Muhammed 'King Mo' Lawal out of Bellator 142: 'Dynamite 1' tournament final

  • 14 days ago

A rib injury forced Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal out of the Light Heavyweight tournament final at Bellator 142: "Dynamite 1" last night (Sat., Sept. 19, 2015). Lawal, 34, won his semifinal bout, defeatin read news >>

King Mo up for fight with Fedor Emelianenko

  • 10 days ago

Bellator contender 'King Mo' Lawal will be out of action for 6-8 weeks due to a rib fracture, but the freestyle wrestling champion would gladly welcome Fedor Emelianenko upon his return. 'King Mo' La read news >>

Wladimir Klitschko vs. Tyson Fury postponed due to Klitschko injury

  • 8 days ago

See? It's not just MMA that loses out on interesting fights because of injuries. October was shaping up to be a pretty big month for boxing, with several high-profile events taking place on HBO or HB read news >>

Hisaki Kato vs. Melvin Manhoef headlines Bellator 146, Brennan Ward gets opponent at Bellator 144

  • 25 days ago

Apparently knocking out Joe Schilling can earn you headlining status. Hisaki Kato will meet Melvin Manhoef in the middleweight main event of Bellator 146 on Nov. 20 at WinStar World Casino in Thacker read news >>

Bellator 143: Ryan Couture vs Nick Gonzalez added to 'Prelims' undercard, completing Sept. 25 line up

  • 25 days ago

Bellator MMA has finalized its upcoming "Warren vs. Davis" fight card with the announcement of four additional "Prelims" bouts, one of which will feature Ryan Couture. Barring injury or illness, Bell read news >>

Bellator 146: Melvin Manhoef returns, fights Hisaki Kato on Nov. 20

  • 25 days ago

Bellator MMA will return to the WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma, on November 20th for a fight that puts the explosive Hisaki Kato and the dangerous Melvin Manhoef on a collision course read news >>

Hisaki Kato vs. Melvin Manhoef headlines Bellator 146 in November

  • 25 days ago

Expect to see some middleweight fists flying in November’s Bellator 146 main event.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

Brennan Ward vs. Dennis Olson joins Bellator 144 main card

  • 25 days ago

A welterweight bout between Brennan Ward and Dennis Olson is the latest addition to next month’s Bellator 144 main card.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>