Contender Assortment bout pulled after fighter misses weight by way of staggering 10 pounds!
Contender Assortment will make its return the next day to come evening time (Tues., July 26, 2022) with an almost- entire slate of fights that comes with contenders hoping to earn a contract with Ultimate Preventing Championship (UFC).
Just about entire on account of problems didn’t get off at the right kind foot for one UFC hopeful.
Willian Souza — who competes inside the bantamweight division — lost sight of weight by way of a whopping 10 pounds for his scheduled bout in opposition to Farid Basharat. Because of this, Nevada State Athletic Charge (NSAC) had no variety on the other hand to cancel the struggle.
With a file of 11-1 with all wins coming by way of stoppage, Souza — who moreover competes at featherweight — was a in point of fact very best prospect heading into the improvement. Now, there is no telling if he will get some other chance to impress Dana White and Co. at a later date given his massive scale fail.
Headlining the newest Contender Assortment card — which will transfer down within UFC Apex and steam on ESPN+ — will probably be a middleweight struggle between Legacy Preventing Alliance (LFA) champion, Osman Diaz (7-1) and Joseph Pyfer (8-2).