MMA ODDS AND ENDS FOR FRIDAY – NURMAGOMEDOV INJURED AGAIN
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In the least surprising news of this year UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov is injured again. According to reports, Nurmagomedov was made to pull from his Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale co-headlining bout against Tony Ferguson because of a rib injury. There are preliminary discussions but nothing is set in stone as of today. This makes it the third straight fight Nurmagomedov has not been able to see to completion. It started with a planned UFC 178 fight against Donald Cerrone that”The Eagle” was forced from following a knee injury. He reaggravated the knee once the bout was rescheduled for UFC 187 and he’s from the December fight. Nurmagomedov has not fought because a unanimous decision victory over Lightweight Champion Rafael Dos Anjos at April of 2014. Based on how long it takes for him to recuperate from this rib setback, he is on a yearlong break until he sees that the Octagon . Ross Pearson vs. Francisco Trinaldo — UFC Fight Night 81 While one UFC bout was cancelled, another was announced as recent winners Ross Pearson and Francisco Trinaldo have been supposed to throw down in Boston this upcoming January. Pearson was victorious in his final bout over Paul Felder via unanimous decision despite being a hefty underdog. Trinaldo did the same thing, winning as a dog that is massive last August through initial round TKO over Chad Laprise. This is a fairly evenly matched fight, however, Trinaldo definitely has more momentum. The Brazilian has won four straight spells and is coming off the best victory of his career while Pearson has been unable to string any wins together in his last eight fights. Even though Pearson has more name recognition, it wouldn’t shock me to see Trinaldo open as the slight betting popular this time around due to his recent string of success.
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