Marcelo Rojo will have to wait to make his UFC debut: the unexpected reason that turned off his dream


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Marcelo Rojo will have to wait to make his UFC debut: the unexpected reason that turned off his dream

The Argentine MMA fighter, Marcelo red, you will not be able to fulfill your dream of fighting in UFC this weekend. The aforementioned could not believe that he would be inside when he found out on television, while watching the broadcast of UFC Vegas 19. Now, after announcing that he was going to replace Raphael Assuncao at UFC Vegas 20, everything went another way and must wait to be able to debut in the company.

The aforementioned was going to measure himself with Raoni Barcelos on the evening of the UFC Vegas 20, but the latter took a sick leave. The Brazilian was given the results of the COVID-19 studies and it was positive, so he will not be able to be present. Now, those who are living in Mexico and training at the Entram Gym in Tijuana, Baja California, will not be able to fulfill their dream these days.

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I just saw my name on TV on the next billboard in UFC“My heart is going to come out,” was what the Argentine wrote over the weekend on his official Twitter account. There, he was clearly very happy and excited to be able to make the leap in quality he was looking for. At 32 years old, the “Pitbull” will finally be inside the most important cage in the world of Mixed Martial Arts, but not this Saturday.

Of course, the “Pitbull” wanted to be present among the Bantamweight of the world’s leading Mixed Martial Arts company, but he also did not put obstacles to do so in the Featherweight. Red He was aware that it was not going to be easy to achieve it, but he did not lose hope to reach UFC. He knows he qualifies and tried to intimidate Dana White into being with several of the best 135 pounds in the world.

What will happen now?

After the bad luck that happened to him, UFC He decided to get him a new opponent for the same date, but there was only five days of waiting and no one could take it. In this way, the leaders ended up defining a new contest for Marcelo red, who will now have to make his debut on March 13 against Charles Jourdain (10-3-1). It should be noted that the weight will be 145 pounds (65.8 kilos), in the Featherweight division.

The post Marcelo Rojo will have to wait to make his UFC debut: the unexpected reason that turned off his dream appeared first on El Intra Sports.


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