Rodrigo Damm vs. Hacran Dias removed from UFC Fight Night 29

A featherweight bout that was slated to feature Rodrigo Damm (11-6 MMA, 2-1 UFC) taking on Hacran Dias (21-2-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) has been scratched from the upcoming ‘UFC Fight Night 29’ event in Brazil.

According to a report from MMA Fighting, Rodrigo Damm was suffering from kidney stones during his weight cut and was forced off the card.

It marks the second time that Damm has been forced out of a fight due to kidney related problems, as he was previously forced to withdraw from the semi finals of ‘TUF: Brazil 1’ early last year, with apparent ‘kidney issues.’

UFC Fight Night 29 will now proceed with 10 fights:

Main card:
Demian Maia vs. Jake Shields
Erick Silva vs. Dong Hyun Kim
Thiago Silva vs. Matt Hamill
Fabio Maldonado vs. Joey Beltran
Rousimar Palhares vs. Mike Pierce
Raphael Assuncao vs. T.J. Dillashaw

Preliminary card:
Ildemar Alcantara vs. Igor Araujo
Yan Cabral vs. David Mitchell
Iliarde Santos vs. Chris Cariaso
Allan Patrick vs. Garrett Whiteley

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