Yair Rodriguez Out of August 29th UFC Main Event Versus Zabit Magomedsharipov Due To Injury

UFC’s August 29th event is out of a main event, as Yair Rodriguez has withdrawn from his five-round fight versus Zabit Magomedsharipov due to injury. News of the injury was first reported by Carlos Contreras Legaspi of Milenio.

Rodriguez suffered a fractured ankle, forcing him to be removed from the card. The fight was set to be the first 2020 performance from Rodriguez, with his previous fight being a three-round decision victory over Jeremy Stephens.

Magomedsharipov looked to his currently 14-fight streak of wins, which includes six fights in the UFC. It is not known currently if Magomedsharipov will have a replacement opponent for the bout.

Without a five-round fight, here’s how the UFC “Fight Night” card looks currently, which is set to happen is Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

Bout 10: Anthony Smith (33-15) vs. Aleksandar Rakic (12-2) (Light Heavyweight)

Bout 9: Ji Yeon Kim (9-2-2) vs. Alexa Grasso (11-3) (Flyweight)

Bout 8: Sean Brady (12-0) vs. Christian Aguilera (14-6) (Welterweight)

Bout 7: Zak Cummings (23-7) vs. Alessio Di Chirico (12-4)

Bout 6: Ricardo lamas (19-8) vs. Ryan Hall (8-1) (Featherweight)

Bout 5: Polyana Viana (10-4) vs. Emily Whitmire (4-3) (Strawweight)

Bout 4: Julian Marquez (7-2) vs. Saparbeg Safarov (9-3) (Middleweight)

Bout 3: Alex Caceres (16-12) vs. Giga Chikadze (10-2) (Featherweight)

Bout 2: Geoff Neal (13-2) vs. Neil Magny (23-7) (Welterweight)

Bout 1: Mallory Martin (6-3) vs. Hannah Cifers (10-6) (Strawweight)

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