Let the sweepstakes start for Rafael dos Anjos’ UFC 272 opponent.
A number of opponents and executives clamored to fill the spot left vacant through Rafael Fiziev’s withdrawal from the co-headliner of Saturday’s pay-per-view match; Fiziev used to be pressured to bow out because of a favorable COVID-19 take a look at and signs that left him not able to compete.
Even retired light-weight and present UFC commentator Paul Felder were given in at the motion, providing for the second one time to battle on extraordinarily quick word after ditching his headset for four-ounce gloves at UFC Vegas 14. A cut up choice loss adopted his valiant effort, however Felder was hoping a do-over would produce higher effects.
And the not too long ago victorious Islam Makhachev additionally volunteered simply two days after placing away some other short-notice alternative, Bobby Inexperienced, at UFC Vegas 49. Makhachev firstly used to be scheduled to fulfill dos Anjos at UFC 267 ahead of an harm pressured dos Anjos to withdraw.