Volkan Oezdemir has been felled by damage and pressured to withdraw from his Nikita Krylov co-principal occasion at UFC Fight Island 6, formerly scheduled for Sat., Oct. 17, 2020, inside Flash Discussion board on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi.
“I’m devastated, I won’t be capable to battle thanks to a knee injuries,” Oezdemir wrote on Instagram. “I apologize to Dana White, UFC, Mick Maynard, my opponent Nikita Krylov and all the followers. I’ll rest and get the job done on the swiftest recovery probable to be again in that Octagon ASAP.”
Oezdemir (17-5) jumped out to a ideal 3- commence in the 205-pound division, knocking out the likes of Misha Cirkunov and Jimi Manuwa alongside the way. Regretably, “No Time” was not able to keep his winning means and has considering that set jointly a dreadful 2-4 report, which consists of final July’s knockout reduction to Jiri Prochazka.
No phrase but on what the promotion plans to do with Krylov but the clock is ticking.
UFC Struggle Island 6 is expected to be headlined by the featherweight grudge match pitting Brian Ortega versus “Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung. To see the rest of the fight card and ESPN+ line up simply click right here.