Muslim Salikhov has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled bout towards Claudio Silva — which was established to go down on Oct. 17, 2020 on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates — for undisclosed reasons.
In accordance to MMA Battling, longtime veteran James Krause will phase in on two weeks’ observe to confront the Brazilian bomber on “Fight Island.”
Krause is no stranger to stepping in on small notice to fill the void, which is accurately what he did in his past struggle at UFC 247 this earlier February. Soon after Antonio Arroyo was pressured out of his combat towards Trevin Giles, Krause agreed to take the Middleweight bout with one particular day to go right before struggle night. Irrespective of his greatest endeavours, Krause came up small on the judges scorecards.
Afterward, Krause and his workforce submitted an attractiveness for the selection primarily based on the grounds of conflict of fascination, stating that a person of the judges was an acquaintances with one particular of Giles’ cornermen.
Prior to the decline, Krause had received 6 in a row in the Welterweight division. Silva, in the meantime, has received 14 straight fights, together with 5 in a row inside of the Octagon, with his previous 3 coming by way of submission.
The “Fight Night” celebration will element a really-anticipated Featherweight fight among previous title contenders Brian Ortega and Chan Sung Jung.