Niko Worth def. Randy Brown at UFC Battle Night time 133: Finest pictures
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Though he claims to be in full well being, Randy Brown mentioned right this moment he is not going to be combating at UFC on ESPN+ 1 this week.
Experiences surfaced the previous couple days that Brown (10-Three MMA, Four-Three UFC) was out of his welterweight battle towards Probability Rencountre (12-Three MMA, Zero-1 UFC), which was set to open up the prelims Saturday evening. Immediately, he confirmed that information – although he didn’t elaborate on the circumstances which are taking him out of the battle.
“Thanks to all my mates household and the followers attending the UFC Brooklyn occasion,” Brown posted on Instagram. “I’m 100% wholesome and able to battle. My group and i attempted our greatest to maintain teh battle on. Sadly the choice wasn’t as much as us. Im excited to be again in motion as quickly as potential #UFCBrooklyn.”
Brown added: “No house sport this time y’all. It’s been an extended arduous coaching camp. can’t let that go to waste. I’ll be again in a number of weeks. #ufcbrooklyn #hometeam.”
ESPN.com reported right this moment that Dwight Grant (Eight-2 MMA, Zero-1 UFC) is the highest candidate to step in for Brown on the occasion to tackle Rencountre.
UFC on ESPN+ 1 takes place Saturday at Barclays Heart in Brooklyn, N.Y. The principle card steams on ESPN+ following prelims on ESPN and ESPN+.
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Brown, a New York resident, got here to the UFC as a part of “Dana White’s Lookin’ for a Battle.” He has had combined ends in the octagon. Most just lately, he suffered a irritating knockout loss to Niko Worth, holding high place on his opponent however nonetheless discovering himself rendered unconscious from a barrage of upward hammerfists.
Rencountre took a four-fight profitable streak into his UFC debut this previous June, however dropped a unanimous resolution to Belal Muhammad. Grant, a “Lookin’ for a Battle” product, in addition to a New Yorker, made his UFC debut in December, however dropped a cut up resolution to Zak Ottow at UFC on FOX 31 in Milwaukee.
The UFC on ESPN+ 1 card consists of:
MAIN CARD (ESPN+, 10 p.m. ET)
Champ Henry Cejudo vs. T.J. Dillashaw – for flyweight title
Allen Crowder vs. Greg Hardy
Gregor Gillespie vs. Yancy Medeiros
Joseph Benavidez vs. Dustin Ortiz
Rachael Ostovich vs. Paige VanZant
Karl Roberson vs. Glover Teixeira
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN, Eight p.m. ET)
Donald Cerrone vs. Alexander Hernandez
Joanne Calderwood vs. Ariane Lipski
Alonzo Menifield vs. Vinicius Moreira
Mario Bautista vs. Cory Sandhagen
PRELIMINARY CARD (6:30 p.m. ET)
Dennis Bermudez vs. Te Edwards
Belal Muhammad vs. Geoff Neal
Probability Rencountre vs. TBA
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