Multiple injuries lead to big changes for UFC Fight Night 95

August 14, 2016 1:14 pm by Chris Taylor

The UFC Fight Night 95 event has suffered some major changes as four of its fighters have pulled due to injuries.

Welterweight fighters Brandon Thatch, who suffered a hand injury, and Shinsho Anzai, who suffered a back injury, have been pulled off of the card.

Their opponents Erick Silva and Luan Chagas will now fight each other on the preliminary part of the card.

Meanwhile, lightweight Joaquim Silva is out of his fight with Gregor Gillespie after suffering a knee injury. Glaico Franca will step up on short-notice to fight the undefeated Gillespie.

In addition, Renato Carneiro is out of his fight against Mike De La Torre due to an undisclosed injury. He will be replaced by Brazilian Godofredo Pepey.

UFC Fight Night 95 takes place September 24 in Brazil and is headlined by a catchweight bout (140-pounds) between Cristiane Justino and Lina Lansberg.

Stay tuned to for further updates on UFC Fight Night 95.


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