Alex Reyes has reportedly suffered an injury according to GNP1 and has been pulled from this weekends UFC Fight Night London card, replacing him against Nasrat Haqparast is going to be Nad Narimani.
Haqparast (8-2-0) is currently winless under the UFC banner, dropping a decision to Marcin Held at UFC Fight Night Gdansk. Haqparast has only seen one of his ten professional MMA fights go the distance and that was the aforementioned bout at UFC Fight Night Gdansk. Haqparast is also a veteran of the We Love MMA promotion, winning four of the five fights he competed at there.
Narimani (10-2-0) is going to be making his UFC debut in this fight and does so on the strength of a three fight winning streak. Narimani is also the current Cage Warriors Featherweight Champion, defeating Paddy Pimblett at CWFC 82 to win the gold. Narimani has only suffered two defeats as a professional MMA fighter, with both of them coming by way of decision.
UFC Fight Night London takes place on Saturday, March 17 from The 02 in London, England with Fabricio Werdum and Alexandr Volkov headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which streams live on UFC Fight Pass.
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