Sean Loeffler has withdrawn from Taura MMA 10, replacing him against Rousimar Palhares is Antonio Gordillo.
MMA Fighting first reported the news.
Palhares (19-10-1) has won just one of his last six heading into this encounter with that lone win coming over Alexei Ivanov at Fight Nights Global 70. Palhares hasn’t picked up a victory in over three years, as the aforementioned win over Ivanov came in July of 2017. Palhares also spent some time fighting in the UFC, earning an overall record of 8-4-0 in the promotion.
Gordillo (12-3-0) has won four of his last five fights, with his last victory coming over Jose Daniel Medina Rivera by unanimous decision at Combate Bolivia MMA 3. Gordillo has seen his last three fights go the distance and it has been three years since the fighter got a finish. Gordillo has suffered three losses as a professional MMA fighter and all of them came by way of decision.
Taura MMA 10 takes place on Friday, October 23 from the Park Shopping Center in Rio Grande Do Soul, Brazil with Felipe Gheno and Bruno Mesquita headlining.