Charles Rosa Injured, Off UFC 220


Charles Rosa has suffered a neck injury and has been pulled from next months UFC 220 card, where he was set to take on Dan Ige.

Rosa announced the news himself through Twitter:

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UFC officials are seeking a replacement to fight Ige, who is expected to remain on the card at this time.

Ige (8-1-0) is going to be making his UFC debut in this fight and does so on the strength of a six fight winning streak. Ige did compete on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series Episode 3, defeating Luis Gomez by third round submission. Ige’s lone loss as a professional MMA fighter came at Pancrase 272 in November 2015 and that defeat came to Taichi Nakajima.

UFC 220 takes place on Saturday, January 20 from the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts with Stipe Miocic and Francis Ngannou headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, with a post-show podcast to follow.

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