Rony Jason Injured, Out of Bout with Jeremy Stephens at UFC Fight Night 29
Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 09.15.2013
Jason suffering from a lumbar hernia...
The Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA) has announced that Rony Jason is injured and is withdrawing from his scheduled featherweight bout with Jeremy Stephens at UFC Fight Night 29. Jason was diagnosed with a lumbar hernia after an MRI requested by the CABMMA's doctor discovered the injury.
UFC officials have not yet confirmed the injury or if there will be a replacement to face Stephens for the card.
UFC Fight Night 29 is set for October 9 at the Jose Correa Arena in Barueri, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Below is the updated card for the event:
Fox Sports 1 Main Card
Demian Maia vs. Jake Shields
Dong Hyun Kim vs. Erick Silva
Jeremy Stephens vs. TBA
Matt Hamill vs. Thiago Silva
Joey Beltran vs. Fabio Maldonado
Raphael Assuncao vs. T.J. Dillashaw
Fox Sports 1 Preliminary Card
Rousimar Palhares vs. Mike Pierce
Rodrigo Damm vs. Hacran Dias
Igor Araujo vs. Ildemar Alcantara
Yan Cabral vs. David Mitchell
Facebook Preliminary Card
Chris Cariaso vs. Iliarde Santos
Alan Patrick vs. Garett Whiteley