Final Combating Championship (UFC) just lately made a change to the five-round headliner for its upcoming combined martial arts (MMA) card on ESPN+, scheduled for Sat., Aug. 1, 2020 inside UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada.
That’s as a result of bantamweight bruiser Irene Aldana has been compelled to withdraw, leaving former 135-pound champion Holly Holm with out an opponent. Because the promotion was unable to drum up a substitute on such brief discover, the bout has been postponed to a later date.
Taking up headlining duties would be the middleweight showdown between Derek Brunson and Edmen Shahbazyan.
“Holly may be very upset and saddened that her struggle was postponed, however stuff occurs,” supervisor Lenny Fresquez instructed MMA Combating. “We’re solely focused on combating somebody that’s going to assist us get a title shot. So there’s solely actually two women, and that’s Aldana and [Aspen] Ladd, and Ladd’s out.”
The rationale for Aldana’s withdrawal has but to be revealed.
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