The Brandon Thatch vs. Jordan Mein fight, which is expected to be on the main card of UFC Fight Night 49 has now been removed due to injury.
Thatch broke the news via Twitter, as he tweeted the following about a gruesome toe injury he suffered during training.
I'm bummed to say I have to pull out of my fight against Jordan Mein. I compound fractured my toe yesterday pic.twitter.com/6jhh05L8Yp
— Brandon Thatch (@RUKUSMMA303) August 2, 2014
Time will tell if the promotion will have a replacement for Thatch or they will reschedule this fight for a later date.
UFC Fight Night 49 goes down on Aug. 23 at BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla. The majority of the card is expected to air on FOX Sports 1 following a couple of prelims on UFC Fight Pass.
MAIN CARD (FOX Sports 1 at 9pm ET)
– Benson Henderson vs. Rafael dos Anjos
– Thales Leites vs. Francis Carmont
– Demian Maia vs. Mike Pyle
– Max Holloway vs. Mirsad Bektic
– Tom Niinimaki vs. Chas Skelly
PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1 at 7pm ET)
– Neil Magny vs. Alex Garcia
– Wilson Reis vs. Tim Elliott
– James Vick vs. Walmir Lazaro
– Beneil Dariush vs. Tony Martin
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass at 6:30pm ET)
– Aaron Phillips vs. Matt Hobar