MMA News: Luke Rockhold is forced out from UFC 268

MMA News: Luke Rockhold is forced out from UFC 268

An old middleweight champion Luke Rockhold will not have the option to participate in UFC 268 for his back physical issue. However he is 36 years of age yet he battles like there isn't anything past it. The match would have been hung on sixth November against Sean Strickland.

Luke Rockhold affirms it by posting a story on Instagram. In that video, he precisely said that "There's no simple way of saying it, yet the battle is off in New York. I wound up herniating a circle in my back. L4, L5. The docs say it's nothing I can play with. I need to do some treatment and recuperation time." Luke Rockhold likewise added that "A few things simply aren't intended to be. New York, mother loving New York. I'm sorry to the companions and the peeps and everybody except we'll be back. Until sometime later."

Numerous different sources near the situation additionally determined the news. It has been affirmed too that Rockhold had educated the UFC last week that he would not be able to play against Sean Strickland on sixth November.

In July of 2019, Luke Rockhold was most recently seen to his fans competing at UFC 239. Enthusiasts of Luke rock were frantically hanging tight for the forthcoming sixth November's match. However, unexpectedly this report about Luke Rockhold's back physical issue went to his fans like a bat out of hell.

Rock hold has a gigantic fan following. He has more than 850k adherents on Instagram as it were. Also, in overall it is tremendous without a doubt. All were sitting tight for this match. Prior to this, Luke Rockhold last victories title in 2017 against David Branch at UFC 116. According to the video and other sources' data, it appears to be difficult to see Rockhold on the match. As the all around positioned middleweight contenders are now reserved.

so UFC will most likely be unable to give an adequate swap to Strickland for the consecrated Maddison Garden Square Garden occasion.

UFC 268 MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)

  • Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington – for welterweight title
  • Rose Namajunas vs. Zhang Weili – for strawweight title
  • Michael Chandler vs. Justin Gaethje
  • Sean Strickland vs. opponent TBA
  • Frankie Edgar vs. Marlon Vera

UFC 268 PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPNews, ESPN+, 8 p.m. ET)

  • Bobby Green vs. Al Iaquinta
  • Ian Garry vs. Jordan Williams
  • Andreas Michailidis vs. Alex Pereira
  • Nassourdine Imavov vs. Edmen Shahbazyan

UFC 268 PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN+, 6:15 p.m. ET)

  • John Allan vs. Aleksa Camur
  • Melsik Baghdasaryan vs. TJ Laramie
  • Shane Burgos vs. Billy Quarantillo
  • Ode Osbourne vs. CJ Vergara
  • Chris Barnett vs. Gian Villante