Jessica Andrade will need a mannequin new opponent for UFC 249, as Rose Namajunas has withdrawn from their co-main occasion bout.
The UFC and president Dana White may ought to uncover nonetheless a mannequin new physique for UFC 249, as Rose Namajunas will not be going to be competing contained in the midst of Jessica Andrade all by way of the night’s co-main occasion on April 18.
As first reported by Combate, no set off has been given as to why Namajunas has pulled from the battle. The UFC is presently looking for a selected opponent for Andrade.
The battle was scheduled to be a rematch of their UFC 237 fundamental occasion from closing yr. After Namajunas dominated the opening spherical of their precise encounter, Andrade used a slam to flee a Namajunas submission try, knocking Namajunas out to win the match and UFC ladies’s strawweight title.
Andrade may very effectively be looking for to rebound from dropping the championship in lower than a minute to Weili Zhang at UFC Shenzhen in August. Namajunas has not fought since shedding to Andrade.
The principle occasion of UFC 249 is usually a selected one, as a result of it’d see Tony Ferguson battling Justin Gaethje for the interim UFC light-weight championship. With a win, Ferguson will flip into the primary UFC fighter to win interim UFC gold twice.
Ferguson was initially scheduled to draw as quickly as further Khabib Nurmagomedov for the UFC light-weight championship, nonetheless the bout was postponed for a fifth time with Nurmagomedov caught in Russia on account of worldwide coronavirus pandemic.
The pandemic has furthermore induced a myriad of controversy for the UFC for making an attempt to e-book occasions at such a time. Virtually a month after shedding its precise location of Brooklyn, NY, UFC 249 is now booked to happen in an empty enviornment on the Tachi Palace in Lemoore, CA. A White-purchased private island for occasions to be held at has furthermore been all by way of the data.
UFC 249 takes place on Saturday, April 18, 2020, dwell from the Tachi Palace in Lemoore, CA. Observe together with FanSided MMA on your whole data, dwell outcomes and highlights.