A previously reported bout between Claudia Gadelha and Carina Damm will not take place at Legacy Fighting Championship 13 as originally expected.

The bout was pulled from the event due to communication issues between Gadelha's camp and the promotion. Sherdog.com confirmed the news with sources close to the fighter as well as the promotion. LFC 13 takes place Aug. 17 at the Europa Expo in Dallas and will be headlined by a heavyweight championship bout pitting undefeated Jared Rosholt against onetime Bellator talent Derrick Lewis. The show's main draw, which airs live on AXS TV, will also see UFC veteran Junior Assuncao take on seven-time Shark Fights competitor Douglas Frey.

Gadelha [pictured], 23, has yet to taste defeat as a professional, submitting five of her first seven victims in the opening round. A product of the Nova Uniao camp, “Claudinha” last competed on April 20, edging Valerie Letourneau in a split decision at Wreck MMA “Road to Glory” in Quebec.

A full decade older than Gadelha, Damm has gone nearly a year without competing. The 33-year-old saw a 10-fight winning streak snapped in 2010, when she was submitted by Hitomi Akano at Strikeforce Challengers 10 in a loss that would signal the start of a three-fight skid for the Brazilian. Defeats to Cat Zingano and Tara LaRosa would follow for Damm, who responded by posting wins in both of her last two fights, submitting Antonia Deize with a kimura and then using an armbar to stop Sheila Carvalho Santos in July 2011.

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

Related News

Highlights! Watch Claudia Gadelha vs Jessica Aguilar full fight video highlights from UFC 190

  • 29 days ago
  • 28 views

Gadelha earned her second crack at women's Strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk last night (Sat., Aug. 1, 2015) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil at UFC 190 with a unanimous-decision victory over the debu read news >>

With UFC 190 Win, Claudia Gadelha Earns Strawweight Title Shot

  • 29 days ago
  • 8 views

With her victory at UFC 190, Claudia Gadelha earned a rematch with UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk. read news >>

Dana White: Claudia Gadelha to get next title shot vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk

  • 29 days ago
  • 3 views

Claudia Gadelha asked for it and now she's going to get it. After beating Jessica Aguilar via unanimous decision at UFC 190 on Saturday night in Rio de Janeiro, Gadelha used UFC president Dana White' read news >>

UFC 190: Claudia Gadelha vs. Jessica Aguilar video highlights

  • 29 days ago
  • 23 views

RIO DE JANEIRO – Jessica Aguilar was considered by most to be the best women’s strawweight not in the UFC. But Claudia Gadelha had little trouble with her. See the highlights inside.Filed under: News read news >>

UFC 190 Fight Highlights: Claudia Gadelha vs. Jessica Aguilar

  • 29 days ago
  • 16 views

Check out the video highlights of the UFC 190 bout pitting Claudia Gadelha vs. Jessica Aguilar. read news >>

UFC 190 Results: What We Learned from Jessica Aguilar vs. Claudia Gadelha

  • 29 days ago
  • 12 views

UFC 190 kicked off with an important contender bout in the other women’s division, as Jessica Aguilar and Claudia Gadelha met to determine who would likely be next for a strawweight title shot. While read news >>

UFC 190 Results: Claudia Gadelha Snaps Jessica Aguilar’s Winning Streak

  • 29 days ago
  • 3 views

Top ranked women's strawweight contender Claudia Gadelha snapped Jessica Aguilar's ten-fight winning streak at UFC 190 in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday. read news >>

UFC 190 results: Claudia Gadelha scores impressive win over Jessica Aguilar

  • 29 days ago
  • 0 views

If one judges' card had gone the other way back in December, Claudia Gadelha would have taken a decision over Joanna Jedrzejczyk and gone on to a UFC women's strawweight title shot. Instead, the spli read news >>

UFC 190 results: Claudia Gadelha tops Jessica Aguilar to set up potential title shot

  • 29 days ago
  • 15 views

RIO DE JANEIRO – Jessica Aguilar long was considered the top strawweight in the world not in the UFC. But Claudia Gadelha had something to say about that.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

UFC 190 results: Claudia Gadelha spoils Jessica Aguilar's Octagon debut, crushes her nose, too

  • 29 days ago
  • 11 views

Former World Series of Fighting (WSOF) women's Strawweight champion, Jessica Aguilar, was released from her contract so that she could test her skills against the best competition Ultimate Fighting C read news >>