Injury Forces Charles Oliveira to Withdraw from UFC 166 Bout
Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 10.05.2013
Jeremy Larsen is now currently without an opponent...
Brazilian outlet MMA Premium released a report that UFC featherweight fighter Charles Oliveira has a leg injury that has forced him to withdraw from his scheduled bout with Jeremy Larsen at the upcoming UFC 166 event this month.
The news was confirmed by Oliveira's coach, Ericson Cardozo, and Oliveira himself. UFC officials have not yet annouced the change to the crowd or if a possible replacement will be made to face Larsen instead.
UFC 166 is set for October 19 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. Below is the updated card for the event.
PPV Main Card
Cain Velasquez vs. Junior Dos Santos - for heavyweight title
Daniel Cormier vs. Roy Nelson
Gilbert Melendez vs. Diego Sanchez
Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Shawn Jordan
John Dodson vs. Darrell Montague
Fox Sports 1 Preliminary Card
Tim Boetsch vs. CB Dollaway
Hector Lombard vs. Nate Marquardt
Jessica Eye vs. Sarah Kaufman
K.J. Noons vs. George Sotiropoulos
Facebook Preliminary Card
Adlan Amagov vs. T.J. Waldburger
Tony Ferguson vs. Mike Rio
Jeremy Larsen vs. TBA
Kyogi Horiguchi vs. Dustin Pague