A Brazilian media member confirmed on twitter that Rafael dos Anjos is out of UFC 196 bout with Conor McGregor with broken foot.
Sadly true https://t.co/ClllshElrt
— Ana Hissa (@AnaHissa) February 23, 2016
UFC 196 will be held on March 5, 2016 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Ana Hissa who reports for Brazilian Media website Combate also first reported that Jose Aldo was out of his UFC 189 bout with Conor McGregor. The 42.ie has now confirmed that Rafael dos Anjos is out of the bout.
BREAKING: Rafael dos Anjos ruled out of UFC 196 fight v Conor McGregor, a source close to the situation has confirmed to The42
— The42 MMA (@The42MMA) February 23, 2016
There is no news as of yet from the UFC as to wether firstly this report is true.
Ariel Helwani of MMA Fighting has confirmed that RDA is indeed injured and out of the bout.
The UFC is currently working on finding a replacement to fight McGregor on less than two weeks’ notice, however, nothing has been finalized at this time.
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