Jose Aldo Suffers from Injury, Withdraws From UFC 149
Aldo vs. Koch bout, cancelled. Faber vs. Barao title fight moved to the main event of UFC 149.
Due to Aldo’s injury, UFC officials have decided to completely withdraw his scheduled bout against Erik Koch from UFC 149’s card.
The promotion also announced additional changes through their official Twitter account, @UFC and posted this message:
- More changes – Aldo injured, Aldo-Koch postponed, Faber-Barao interim title fight now the main event of UFC 149 in Calgary
Moving to the main event of UFC 149, will be UFC bantamweight title contenders Urijah ‘The California Kid’ Faber and Brazilian Renan Barão. Faber and Barão was scheduled to co-headline the UFC 148 card, to be held this July 7, 2012 in Las Vegas.
UFC 149 will be held at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada on July 21, 2012.View Article Source »