One other day, one other last-minute hiccup Dana White and his matchmakers need to take care of. In response to MMA Preventing, Kyle Nelson bumped into some visa points whereas trying to cross the border into the Unites States from Canada, forcing him to withdraw from his scheduled struggle in opposition to Sean Woodson.
In consequence, Final Preventing Championship (UFC) will likely be shuffling its struggle card for the UFC on ESPN 12 blended martial arts (MMA) occasion this Sat. night time (June 27, 2020) inside UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, as Julian Erosa will step in to fill the void.
Erosa — who earned his preliminary spot on the UFC roster through the The Final Fighter (TUF) — was reduce from the promotion a 12 months in the past following three straight defeats. Since then, Erosa has solely competed as soon as, defeating A.J. Bryant at CageSport 60 earlier this 12 months.
Woodson, in the meantime, is undefeated to this point in his younger blended martial arts (MMA) profession (7-0, 1-Zero UFC), profitable his Octagon debut final October in opposition to Kyle Bochniak. Woodson received his first style of UFC motion on the ‘Contender Collection.’
UFC on ESPN 12 will likely be headlined by a Light-weight tilt between former interim champion, Dustin Poirier, taking over Dan Hooker. The co-main occasion will see Mike Perry tackle Mickey Gall in Welterweight motion.
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