MENU
#Conor McGregor #UFC 216 #Tony Ferguson #Fight Night Rotterdam #GSP #Nate Diaz #Darren Till #Kevin Lee #UFC Fight Night 118 #Dominick Cruz #Donald Cerrone #Cody Garbrandt #Felice Herrig


Clay-Guida-049-UFC-125-460x270Clay Guida has suffered an undisclosed injury that has forced him off the UFC on Fox 7 fight card, leaving Chad Mendes awaiting a new opponent.

MMAWeekly.com sources on Friday confirmed Guida’s withdrawal, which was first reported by Sherdog.com.

Mendes (13-1) has only lost to current UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo, but has had a difficult time keeping together fights that would earn him a return shot at the belt.

He has been scheduled to fight the likes of Hacran Dias, Manny Gaburyan, and Guida, but all have fallen out due to various injuries, leaving Mendes searching for top name opponents that would boost him back up the ladder.

Guida (30-13) only recently made the drop from lightweight to featherweight, but defeated Top 10 fighter Hatsu Hioki in his 145-pound debut. He also has a strong reputation from his time as a lightweight. A victory over him would have helped Mendes back on his way to a title shot.

Mendes is currently on a two-fight streak, defeating Cody McKenzie and Yaotzin Meza, but now awaits a new UFC on Fox 7 opponent.

UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson puts his belt on the line against Strikeforce titleholder Gilbert Melendez in the UFC on Fox 7 main event on April 20 at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif.

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

Galleries

Chad Mendes Fights

  • a year ago
  • 1131 views

Comments

Show Comments

Related News

VanZant forced out of 216 bout with Eye

  • 25 days ago
  • 7 views

Due to injury, Paige VanZant has been forced to withdraw from her UFC 216 bout against Jessica Eye on Oct. 7. read news >>

Back injury knocks Paige VanZant out of flyweight fight vs. Jessica Eye at UFC 216

  • 25 days ago
  • 23 views

An injury has forced Paige VanZant out of her flyweight debut against Jessica Eye at UFC 216 in Las Vegas. Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

Augusto Mendes reveals injury, withdrawal from UFC Fight Night 119 bout vs. Boston Salmon

  • 16 days ago
  • 3 views

Grappling standout Augusto Mendes will have to wait a little bit longer before making his return to the octagon.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Former UFC champion Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua undergoes (another) knee surgery

  • 15 days ago
  • 5 views

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio Rua has been forced to undergo yet another knee surgery.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Nik Lentz Releases Statement Revealing Why He Was Removed from UFC 216 | MMAWeekly.com

  • 13 days ago
  • 56 views

Lightweight fighter Nik Lentz has been forced out of his scheduled fight against former teammate Will Brooks, and now we know why. The Lentz vs. Brooks bout had been slated for the UFC 216 Prelims on read news >>

Twitter reacts to Derrick Lewis' late withdrawal from UFC 216 vs. Fabricio Werdum

  • 13 days ago
  • 24 views

Check out the top Twitter reactions to Derrick Lewis’ injury and withdrawal from UFC 216 vs. Fabricio Werdum.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

Champ Demetrious Johnson breaks down 'Mighty Armbar,' reveals potential knee injury

  • 12 days ago
  • 11 views

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson used his opponent’s fighting philosophy against him to break the all-time title defense record at UFC 216.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

UFC 216 medical suspensions: Ray Borg potentially out six months with finger injury

  • 11 days ago
  • 47 views

After tapping to an armbar in the fifth round of UFC 216’s co-headliner, Ray Borg is facing a six-month medical suspension for a finger injury. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Jose Aldo vs. Ricardo Lamas rematch co-headlines UFC on FOX 26; Perry-Ponzinibbio, Mein-Silva added

  • 7 days ago
  • 13 views

A featherweight rematch from a past title fight has been booked as the co-main event for the UFC’s return to Winnipeg in December.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

Robbie Lawler vs. Rafael dos Anjos headlines UFC on FOX 26 in Winnipeg

  • 8 days ago
  • 9 views

The UFC announced today that Robbie Lawler will take on Rafael dos Anjos in the headliner for UFC on FOX 26.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>