UFC Fight Night 25 Shields vs Ellenberger Poster

An injury has forced Daniel ‘Ninja’ Roberts off this weekend’s UFC Fight Night card, so UFC newcomer Mike Stumpf will step in to face T.J. Waldburger instead.

The new fight was announced by the UFC on Monday.

According to sources inside Roberts’ camp, the fighter suffered an injury in training just in the last day or so and was forced to pull out of the fight. The nature and severity of the injury are unknown at this time.

Taking Roberts’ place will be Team Curran fighter Mike Stumpf who makes his UFC debut with an 11-2 record overall.

Stumpf has fought in several promotions over the years, but primarily in the Midwest based XFO shows.

The bout between Stumpf and Waldburger will remain on the preliminary portion of the show taking place in New Orleans this weekend.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.
From Around the Web

Related News

Lisa Ellis replaces Seo Hee Ham, meets Bec Rawlings at UFC Fight Night 65

  • 8 days ago
  • 2 views

An injury has forced Seo Hee Ham off next month’s UFC Fight Night 65 card, and her planned opponent, Bec Rawlings, now meets a rival from “The Ultimate Fighter 20?: Lisa Ellis.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

BREAKING: TJ Dillashaw Injured, Out of UFC 186 Main Event

  • 24 days ago
  • 8 views

UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw became the latest fighter bit by the injury bug. He's out of his planned UFC 186 title defense against Renan Barao. read news >>

Breaking: T.J. Dillashaw forced out of Renan Barao rematch at UFC 186 with rib injury

  • 24 days ago
  • 12 views

Maybe this fight isn't meant to happen again. The upcoming UFC 186 pay-per-view (PPV) event -- which is set to go down on April 25, 2015 at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada -- has suffered read news >>

Alan Jouban injured, Omari Akhmedov meets Brian Ebersole at UFC Fight Night 68

  • 22 days ago
  • 0 views

Alan Jouban has been forced to withdraw from a planned bout in his home state, and Omari Akhmedov has stepped in as a replacement opponent against Brian Ebersole.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Beneil Dariush in for injured Paul Felder vs. Jim Miller at UFC on FOX 15 in Newark

  • 22 days ago
  • 3 views

A knee injury has forced a change to the lineup at next month’s UFC return to “The Garden State.” Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

Dariush Faces Miller after Injury Fells Felder

  • 22 days ago
  • 0 views

A knee injury has forced Paul Felder from his UFC on FOX bout against Jim Miller on April 18 in Newark, but stepping in for "The Irish Dragon" at Prudential Center to face the home state favorite wil read news >>

Report: Claudia Gadelha injured, pulled from UFC Fight Night 64 bout against Aisling Daly

  • 21 days ago
  • 8 views

The injury bug shows no mercy. Another one bites the dust. In a week that has already seen the injury bug claim UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw, surging lightweight contender Paul Felder, and read news >>

Sergio Moraes’ new opponent announced for UFC Fight Night 64

  • 20 days ago
  • 1 views

An injury has once again forced a change in Sergio Moraes’ next fight. Moraes, a multiple time jiu-jitsu champion, will now face UFC newcomer Mickael Lebout at UFC Fight Night 64 in Krakow, Poland, o read news >>

Shane Campbell replaces injured Abel Trujillo against John Makdessi at UFC 186

  • 17 days ago
  • 2 views

For the sixth time in his UFC career, Abel Trujillo has been part of a fight change or cancelation within one month of an event.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>