Report: Adam Wieczorek Replaces Ruslan Magomedov At UFC 230


Ruslan Magomedov has been dealing with visa issues and is unable to compete at UFC 230 according to MMA Junkie, replacing him against Marcos Rogerio De Lima is going to be Adam Wieczorek.

De Lima (15-5-1) has rotated wins and losses in his last six UFC bouts, with the fighters latest bout being a loss to Ovince St. Preux at UFC Fight Night 108. De Lima is also returning to action for the first time in over a year, as he was suspended a year for a USADA violation. De Lima has fought a grand total of twenty times as a professional MMA fighter and only two of his bouts have gone the distance.

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Wieczorek (10-1-0) is currently undefeated under the UFC banner, having defeated the duo of Anthony Hamilton and Arjan Singh Bhullar. Wieczorek has suffered just a single defeat as a professional MMA fighter and that came almost seven years ago to fellow UFC fighter Marcin Tybura. Wieczorek has picked up ten victories as a professional MMA fighter and six of them have come by way of submission.

UFC 230 takes place on Saturday, November 3 from Madison Square Garden in new York, New York with Daniel Cormier and Derrick Lewis headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, with a post-show podcast to follow.

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