MMA Match Making and Moves 3/2
Max Griffin announced on social media that he has pulled out of his UFC Fight Night 106 matchup against Sergio Moraes. The two were scheduled to fight on March 11th in Brazil. No replacement has been announced at this time.
A Swedish news outlet, MMA NYTT is reporting that top heavyweight prospect, Francis Ngannou will return to the octagon on May 28 at UFC Fight Night 109 in Stockholm, Sweden and will face 7 foot tall giant, Stefan Struve. However, both Ngannou, Struve and other media outlets have already denied this report.
Bellator had to cancel two fight to their Bellator 174 card. Both Mike Rhodes and Joe Taimanglo missed weight for their respected fight. Rhodes was scheduled to fight Kendall Grove and Taimanglo was scheduled to fight Steve Garcia. Bellator officials state that the contestants in the fights were unable to agree on catch weight amounts causing the fights to be cancelled. Both Grove and Garcia will be paid their show money. Rhodes agreed to fight Grove just days earlier.