UFC 176 received a huge blow tonight as Featherweight champion, Jose Aldo, has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled title defense against Chad Mendes in the main event.
More bad Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) news.
UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo has suffered an injury and will be unable to defend his 145-pound title against Chad Mendes at UFC 176, which takes place at Staples Center in Los Angeles, Calif., on Aug. 2, 2014.
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Following news of Jose Aldo's injury that forced him off the August 2nd main event against Chad Mendes, the UFC has pulled the plug on UFC 176.
For the 2nd time in 2 years, the UFC has been forced to scrap a PPV card.
UFC 176 in Los Angeles, CA was due to be headlined by featherweight champion Jose Aldo against Chad Mendes, but Aldo was forced to withdraw last week after suffering injuries to his shoulder and cervical spine. With the card just a month away, the UFC either had to scramble to find more
Some disappointing news for fans hoping to see UFC fighter turned commentator Kenny Florian hit the mats next month.
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Alongside Abu Dhabi Combat Club and Metamoris 1 veteran Jeff more
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Ralek Gracie explains his decision to allow Sonnen vs. Galvao to go ahead at Metamoris 4.
Since the revelation of Chael Sonnen's multiple failed drug tests over the last month, one of the big questions has been if he will still compete in his scheduled grappling match with Andre Galvao at Metamoris 4. Metamoris Founder, Ralek Gracie released a statement that the bout would go ahead as planned.
Here's the statement:
We are not cutting Chael Sonnen from the Metamoris 4 card on August 9th.
Why not? more
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