Francimar Barroso (16-5 MMA, 1-1 UFC) was suppose to face light heavyweight Patrick Cummins (4-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) at UFC Fight Night 42. However, now Barroso had to pull out of the fight and Roger Narvaez (6-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) will step in and fight Cummins.
— Patrick Cummins (@OfficialDurkin) May 20, 2014
— Roger Narvaez (@Silverback316) May 20, 2014
UFC Fight Night 42 takes place June 7 at Tingley Coliseum, in Albuquerque, N.M.
Cummins – Roger Narvaez will be the first fight of night, which is on UFC Fight Pass
Cummins has two knockouts and two submission victories in his MMA career. Prior to joining the UFC, he was on a three fight winning streak all coming in the first round. He is known for his fight with Daniel Cormier which he lost via TKO in the first round back at UFC 170 – Rousey vs. McMann on Feb / 22 / 2014.
Barroso has eight knockouts, six submissions and 2 decision victories while he has been knocked out three times in his MMA career. Prior to joining the UFC he was on a three fight winning streak. He made his UFC debut against Ednaldo Oliveira which he won via Unanimous decision at UFC 163 – Aldo vs. Korean Zombie on Aug / 03 / 2013. In his last fight he lost to Hans Stringer via split decision at UFC Fight Night – Shogun vs. Henderson 2 on Mar / 23 / 2014.
Here is how the card looks:
MAIN CARD (FOX Sports 1, 10 p.m. ET)
- Benson Henderson vs. Rustam Khabilov
- Ross Pearson vs. Diego Sanchez
- John Dodson vs. John Moraga
- Rafael dos Anjos vs. Jason High
- Yves Edwards vs. Piotr Hallmann
- Bryan Caraway vs. Erik Perez
PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1, 8 p.m. ET)
- Yaotzin Meza vs. Sergio Pettis
- Lance Benoist vs. Bobby Voelker
- Scott Jorgensen vs. Danny Martinez
- Jake Lindsey vs. Jon Tuck
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 7:30 p.m. ET)
Patrick Cummins vs. Roger Narvaez