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Sport With Sodiq Yusuff out, Edson Barboza meets Makwan Amirkhani on UFC's Oct. 10 card

02:40  28 september  2020
02:40  28 september  2020 Source:   msn.com

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UFC president Dana White has revealed Jorge Masvidal will likely be fighting Colby Covington next – not At the UFC 253 post-fight news conference Saturday, White said the promotion has shifted gears. With Sodiq Yusuff out , Edson Barboza meets Makwan Amirkhani on UFC ' s Oct . 10 card .

The UFC has made a switch on one its October cards that has resulted in a featherweight matchup between Edson Barboza and Makwan Amirkhani.

Edson Barboza, Maurício are posing for a picture © Provided by MMAJunkie

Barboza (20-9 MMA, 14-9 UFC) was originally supposed to fight Sodiq Yusuff on the card, but he’s out of the matchup due to undisclosed reasons. He’s being replaced by Amirkhani (16-4 MMA, 6-2 UFC) on the Oct. 10 card, which takes place at Flash Forum at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi.

MMA Junkie confirmed the switch with multiple people close to the situation following an initial repot from Combate. The people requested anonymity because UFC has yet to make an official announcement.

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A featherweight matchup pitting Edson Barboza against Sodiq Yusuff is in the works for the Ultimate Fighting Championship’ s Oct . 10 card . Multiple outlets confirmed the booking following an initial report from Combate. That means that a previously reported bout between Barboza and Jeremy Stephens

UFC 251 - Makwan Amirkhani Finishes Henry. Athletes. 2 months ago. Makwan Amirkhani is ready to make a statement at UFC 251. Athletes. 10 months ago. Makwan Amirkhani won his most challenging fight to date in the UFC when he defeated Mike Wilinson by decision at Fight Night London.

Barboza will be looking for his first victory at 145 pounds after a failed featherweight debut at UFC on ESPN 8. The Brazilian came up short in a controversial split decision to Dan Ige. Barboza is currently on a three-fight skid and 1-5 in his past six outings.

Amirkhani, meanwhile, has won three of his past four fights. He’s coming off a first-round submission of Danny Henry at UFC 251 in July.

The latest lineup for UFC’s Oct. 10 card now includes:

Marlon Moraes vs. Cory Sandhagen Edson Barboza vs. Makwan Amirkhani Dricus Du Plessis vs. Markus Perez Seungwoo Choi vs. Youssef Zalal Ben Rothwell vs. Marcin Tybura Thomas Almeida vs. Alejandro Perez Tracy Cortez vs. Bea Malecki Chris Daukaus vs. Rodrigo Nascimento Tom Aspinall vs. Serghei Spivac Ali Alqaisi vs. Tony Kelley Giga Chikadze vs. Omar Morales Bruno Silva vs. Tagir Ulanbekov Joaquin Buckley vs. Impa Kasanganay MORE:

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UFC Fight Night takes place Saturday, October 3, 2020 with 12 fights at UFC Fight Island in Abu Dhabi, Dubai MMA Junkie : With Sodiq Yusuff out , Edson Barboza meets Makwan Amirkhani on UFC ' s Oct . 10 card . MMA Junkie : Bellator 247: Make your predictions for Paul Daley vs. Derek Anderson.

Sodiq Olamide Yusuff (born May 19, 1993) is a Nigerian–American mixed martial artist who competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship ( UFC ) in the Featherweight division.

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