Sergio Moraes Out Of UFC Fight Night 51
Posted by Joseph Lee on 08.12.2014
With a knee injury...
MMA Fighting reports that Sergio Moraes is out of UFC Fight Night 51 due to a knee injury. He was set to fight Santiago Ponzinibbio (18-2) on September 13 in Brazil but will now be replaced by Wendell Oliveira (24-7).
Oliveira previously competed on the third season of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil but didn't enter the house due to a split decision loss to season winner Warlley Alves. He has won 18 of his past 19 fights, including 11 finishes. Ponzinibbio's last fight was a decision loss to Ryan LaFlare in November in his UFC debut. He was set to fight both Jordan Mein and Ildemar Alcantara earlier this year, but had to back out due to injures.
The event happens at the Nilson Nelson gymnasium in Brasilia, Brazil. Here's the card: