MMA ODDS AND ENDS FOR THURSDAY: ALJAMAIN STERLING, TATIANA SUAREZ BOTH OFF UFC FIGHT NIGHT 102 DUE TO INJURY
A big hit has been taken by Tatiana Suarez off Both UFC Fight Night 102 Because of injury UFC Fight Night Albany, aljamain Sterling .
An injury to high bantamweight Aljamain Sterling (12-1) has compelled the New York native off the card against Raphael Assuncao (23-5) based on MMAJunkie. Additionally the report notes that the UFC will be looking for an opponent who’s currently permitted to fight at the U.S. Additionally MMAJunkie reports that TUF 23 winner Tatiana Suarez has also pulled off of this card because of injury from Juliana Lima. No word on a replacement. Justine Kish meets newcomer Ashley Yoder in UFC Fight Night Albany UFC officials announced Wednesday that strawweight Justine Kish will return to the cage against promotional novice Ashley Yoder. Kish (5-0) is coming off a unanimous decision victory over Nina Ansaroff back at UFC 195 in January. As she had been sidelined by injuries, the win was her first at close to two years. Yoder (5-1) lately defeated Amber Brown at Invicta FC 20 final weekend. UFC Fight Night 102 takes place Dec. 9 in Times Union Center in Albany, N.Y. Here is an updated look in the card. Derrick Lewis vs. Shamil Abdurakhimov Anthony Hamilton vs. Francis Ngannou Patrick Cummins vs. Gian Villante Raphael Assuncao vs. opponent TBA Corey Anderson vs. Sean O’Connell Juliana Lima vs. opponent TBA Randy Brown vs. Brian Camozzi Andrew Sanchez vs. Trevor Smith Marc Diakiese vs. Frankie Perez Keith Berish vs. Ryan Janes Joe Gigliotti vs. Gerald Meerschaert Tiago Trator vs. opponent TBA Justine Kish vs. Ashley Yoder Victory FC 53 results: Raufeon Stots defeats Jeff Curran, who retires for the third time Raufeon Stots def. Jeff Curran via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28) Mike Plazola def. Nick Bartles via submission (rear-naked choke) — Round 1, 1:53 Rakim Cleveland def. Calley Kruger via submission (strikes) — Round 1, 1:37 Chris Dunn def. Adem Mujakic via TKO (punches) — Round 1, 0:46 Kyle Noblitt def. Zach Rosol via submission (kneebar) — Round 1, 1:48 Clarence Jordan def. R’Mandell Cameron via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 30-27) Michelle & Paulina of Perfecting Athletes talk Thiago Alves, Valerie Letourneau & occupied 2016 Michelle Ingels & Paulina Indara of Perfecting Athletes discusses their busy 2016 working with high UFC fighters and explain the entire situation between client Thiago Alves missing weight at UFC 205.