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There's Been A Disappointing Injury Drop Out Ahead Of UFC Dublin

Mikey Traynor
By Mikey Traynor
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Just 11 days before UFC Fight Night 76 hits the 3Arena in Dublin, some worrying reports that have since been confirmed popped up on social media.

For the non-Irish fans who were looking forward to UFC Dublin, the co-main event of Ben Rothwell vs Stipe Miocic arguably the biggest draw. Two big, bruising heavyweights on a great run of form with the winner being thrust into the title picture, it was shaping up to be a classic, but when Rothwell tweeted this earlier in the day, many fans resigned themselves to the fact that it wouldn't be happening:

We were waiting for official confirmation, and it came from Ariel Helwani:


And then from Miocic himself:


Seriously disappointing. More so because with the event being only 11 days away, it's going to be difficult to find someone to step in and take a fight against Rothwell, who is coming off the back of impressive wins over Brandon Vera, Alistair Overeem, and Matt Mitrione.

But that hasn't stopped Rothwell from retweeting some of the fans' suggestions for a late replacement:



We'll keep you updated on any news that surfaces regarding a potential replacement.

Fingers crossed.

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