Eddie Yagin at UFC 135UFC featherweight fighter Eddie Yagin has been forced out of his scheduled bout with Dennis Siver at UFC on Fox 5 due to a serious injury that has landed him in the hospital with swelling around his brain.

The problem started on Saturday after a usual day of training, Yagin’s manager, Jason House, told MMAWeekly.com on Tuesday.

“He came home after practice, had a headache, started to vomit whatever liquids he drank and then decided to go to the ER the next day,” said House, adding that nothing out of the ordinary had occurred in training. Yagin hadn’t been knocked out or suffered from any particularly hard blows or anything of the sort.

Yagin’s family told House that there is blood around his brain that is causing swelling, thus, putting pressure on his brain, but they were told by his doctor that he believes surgery won’t be necessary, that the swelling should go down on its own in the coming days.

House stressed that he has yet to converse with Yagin’s doctors himself, but expects that Yagin will be in the hospital for at least the next few days to monitor his condition.

Yagin scored his first victory in the Octagon at UFC 145 earlier this year with a split decision win over Mark Hominick, one of the top fighters in the weight class.

He is now 1-1 during his UFC tenure, and had been looking forward to challenging himself against Dennis Siver at UFC on Fox 5 in Seattle, but that is obviously off the table.

House said they will wait to talk with Yagin’s medical team to try and figure out exactly what happened and why before addressing his fighting future.

Stay tuned to MMAWeely.com for all of your UFC news and updates.

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