AG Fight first reported the news, but no reason has been given for Moicano’s withdrawal at this time. Mustafaev is expected to remain on the card at this time, as UFC officials are seeking a replacement opponent for him to face.
Mustafaev (14-3-0) has won just one of his last three in the UFC, with that lone win coming over Rafael Fiziev at UFC Fight Night St. Petersburg. Mustafaev hasn’t earned a victory in well over a year, as UFC Fight Night St. Petersburg took place in April of 2019. Mustafaev has competed 17 times as a professional MMA fighter and just one of those bouts went the distance.
UFC Fight Island 6is set for Saturday, October 17 from Fight Island in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi with Brian Ortega and Chan Sung Jung headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, while broadcast plans have yet to be revealed.