Stipe Miocic out of bout with Ben Rothwell at UFC Fight Night 76 in Dublin with injury

It appears that heavyweight contender Stipe Miocic is out of his clash with Ben Rothwell scheduled for next week in Dublin. MMA Junkie confirmed the news with a source close to the situation.

UFC Fight Night 76 will be held on October 24, 2015 at 3Arena in Dublin, Ireland.

Update ++

The UFC Vice President of Public Relations Dave Sholler has confirmed the news.

His opponent Ben Rothwell reached out to Miocic on twitter to confirm the news.

Update ++

The UFC Vice President of Public Relations Dave Sholler has confirmed the news.

The UFC are actively looking for a replacement heavyweight to fill in for Miocic on short notice. Right now, the UFC Fight Night 76 card now looks like this.

Main Card

Joseph Duffy vs. Dustin Poirier
Ben Rothwell vs. TBA
Nicolas Dalby vs. Darren Till
Paddy Holohan vs. Louis Smolka

Preliminary Card 

Reza Madadi vs. Norman Parke
Mickael Lebout vs. Stevie Ray
Jon Delos Reyes vs. Neil Seery
Scott Askham vs. Krzysztof Jotko
Ericka Almeida vs. Aisling Daly
Tom Breese vs. Cathal Pendred
Darren Elkins vs. Robert Whiteford
Bubba Bush vs. Garreth McLellan

More to follow as news of the injury is confirmed.

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