MMA ODDS AND ENDS FOR TUESDAY: EMMANUEL SANCHEZ INJURED, AJ MCKEE NOW FACES RAY WOOD FRIDAY AT BELLATOR 166

uncategory on July 13, 2019

Emmanuel Sanchez hurt, AJ McKee currently fights Ray Wood Friday in Bellator 166 Bellator officials announced Monday the Emmanuel Sanchez (13-3) has been forced off Friday’s Bellator 166 card due to injury. As a result, AJ McKee will take on Ray Wood. McKee (5-0) endures his second straight battle with a competition switch. Back at Bellator 160, he had been supposed to combat Henry Corrales, but due to injury he ended up battling and beating Cody Walker by submission. The undefeated 21-year-old is the son of UFC veteran Antonio McKee. Wood (7-2) has gone 1-1 in Bellator and was slated to carry on Treston Thomison (9-4), who now needs a new opponent. Bellator 166 takes place in WinStar World Casino and Resort at Thackerville, Okla.. Here’s an updated look at the card… MAIN CARD (Spike, 9 p.m. ET) Champ Eduardo Dantas vs. Joe Warren — for bantamweight name A.J. McKee vs. Ray Wood L.C. Davis vs. Marcos Galvao Chris Honeycutt vs. Ben Reiter PRELIMINARY CARD (7 p.m. ET) Treston Thomison vs. TBA Derrick Adkins vs. Chris Jones Levi Queen vs. Chance Rencountre Gregory Babene vs. Emiliano Sordi John King vs. Kinny Spotwood Undefeated featherweight Shane Burgos steps up to combat Tiago Trator in UFC Fight Night 102 With Zubaira Tukhugov being removed from UFC Albany to get a potential USADA breach, New York native Shane Burgos has awakened to confront Tiago Trator in UFC Fight Night 102. Burgos (7-0) was supposed to fight at CFFC 61 back in October, but his opponent pulled out due to injury. The 25-year-old last saw action against Jacob Bohn in CFFC 56, where he won first round TKO. Trator (20-5-1, 1 NC) heads into this matchup off a decision victory over Clay Collard back in September 2015. The Brazilian is 1-2 in his UFC career up to now. UFC Fight Night 102 takes place at the Times Union Center in Albany, NY. With Aljamain Sterling hurt, Raphael Assuncao removed from UFC Albany card MMAFighting reported on Monday which bantamweight Raphael Assuncao will no longer compete at UFC Fight Night 102, since the UFC was not able to locate him an opponent. The UFC intends to re-book both 135-pound fighters at some point in 2017. Glover Teixeira vs. Jimi Manuwa from the functions for UFC 208 Jim Edwards of FloCombat reported Monday that light heavyweights Glover Teixeira and Jimi Manuwa are set to battle UFC 208. Teixeira (25-4) had his three-fight win streak snapped in his last battle, as Anthony Johnson knocked out the Brazilian at 13 seconds back at UFC 202. Manuwa (16-2) heads to this matchup off a TKO victory over Ovince St-Preux in UFC 204. UFC 208 takes place January 21st at the Honda Center in Anaheim, CA. Canadian heavyweight prospect Dustin Joynson talks Jared Henderson, Zuma MMA & Toronto Maple Leafs Dustin Joynson (2-0) discusses his upcoming fight against Jared Henderson (1-0)

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