Li Jingliang injured, out of UFC Fort Lauderdale conflict with Alex Oliveira

Alex Oliveira wants a brand new opponent for UFC Fort Lauderdale.

Ten days after the UFC introduced that “Cowboy” was going to satisfy Li Jingliang at UFC’s return to Dawn, Fla. on April 27, the Chinese language welterweight was pressured out of the competition, sources informed MMA Combating. Combate first reported the information.

In line with sources, Jingliang suffered a neck and again damage and hasn’t been coaching effectively for days. The corporate is at the moment on the lookout for a brand new identify to face Oliveira.

The Brazilian fighter is seeking to rebound from a second-round submission defeat to Gunnar Nelson in December. Previous to that, “Cowboy” had back-to-back “Efficiency of the Night time” finishes over Carlos Condit and Carlo Pedersoli.

UFC on ESPN three will happen on the BB&T Heart and it’s set to be headlined by a rematch between middleweights Yoel Romero and Ronaldo Souza.

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