Details have emerged as to why Nicco Montano was compelled to pull out of a scheduled UFC Vegas 18 bout from Karol Rosa.
Montano (4-3-) was scheduled to get on Karol Rosa at the UFC Vegas 18 occasion on February 6th. Information broke on Tuesday night time that she had been forced to pull out and will be replaced by Joselyne Edwards. A lot more facts have now surfaced on why the previous UFC flyweight champ was pressured to pull out of the bout.
In accordance to MMA Battling, Montano was pulled from the combat by a neurologist as part of a pre-combat clinical check. The 32-calendar year-previous is stated to have experienced injuries from a horrific auto accident before this year right after she was rear-finished by yet another driver. In the course of the healthcare checks, Montano was continue to possessing eye-monitoring difficulties as a final result of a concussion from the vehicle accident and was thus eradicated from the forthcoming card. She will be aspect-lined for an extra 12 months just before she is permitted to battle once again.
Montano was very last in motion in July 2019 when she dropped a unanimous decision to Julianna Pena. She has only fought 1 other struggle in the UFC, The Final Fighter 26 finale match in which she defeated Roxanne Modafferi to capture the flyweight title. The belt was later vacated right after she was unable to defend it from Valentina Shevchenko.
WMMA Rankings needs Nicco Montano a speedy recovery and hope to see her back in the octagon shortly.