Unfortunately for fight fans, JDS was forced to withdraw from the main event due to a broken hand suffered in training.
According to a report on UFC Tonight, the Brazilian fighter will not need surgery and instead was instructed to take it easy for four-weeks.
UFC Tonight’s Ariel Helwani broke it down,
“JDS is out of his fight with Stipe Miocic. He broke his left hand last Thursday. He had an MRI done and was hoping to still fight. They told him to monitor it to see if the swelling goes down. It didn’t. He was told to immobilize his hand for four weeks to heal. He doesn’t need surgery and he hopes to return sooner than later.”
Miocic will now face Fabio Maldonado in the night’s main event.Tags: Chael Sonnen, Demian Maia vs. Mike Pierce, Fabio Maldonado vs. Stipe Miocic, JDS injured, mma, MMA NEWS, Silva vs. Sonnen, The Ultimate Fighter, TUF, TUF Brazil 3, ufc, ufc news, Wanderlei Silva, Wanderlei Silva vs Chael Sonnen