Paige VanZant was all set to make her flyweight division debut at UFC 216, but was forced to pull out of the fight due to a host of injuries.
The fighter has now taken to Twitter to give her fans a list of all the various injuries and ailments that knocked her off next month’s UFC event:
When it rains it pours. Herniated disc, double ear infection, sinus infection, pink eye and ringworm all right now! -- send me good vibes.— Paige VanZant (@PaigeVanzantUFC) September 26, 2017
According to her own post, the female fighting star has a total of five injuries that knocked her off of UFC 216.
Jessica Eye was also supposed to be making her flyweight division debut opposite PVZ in the fight, but her UFC 216 status is up in the air at the moment.
Eye, upon learning of her one time opponent’s injury list, issued a response of her own through Twitter:
Damn it -- pic.twitter.com/SzKnasBOg8— Jessica Eye (@jessicaevileye) September 25, 2017
It is unknown at this time of the two competitors will have their fight rescheduled once PVZ heals or if they will go their own separate ways.
UFC 216 takes place on Saturday, October 7 from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada with Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, with a post-show podcast to follow.