The bantamweight striker has been slated to meet Cory Sandhagen at the Jan. 19 series in Brooklyn, NY, but had been forced out of this contest because of an injury, sources supported to MMA Fighting. Ag. Fight first recorded that the headlines.
Sandhagen replaced injured Dominick Cruz on short note. It’s unsure if he’ll stick to the card.
The UFC Fight Night card in Brooklyn are the first to broadcast on ESPN+. Bantamweight winner T.J. Dillashaw moves down to flyweight to challenge 125-pound king Henry Cejudo in the main event at Barclays Center.