Jason Knight announces injury, withdrawal from Bare Knuckle FC 7 main event

Jason Knight’s return to competition will have to wait.

The former UFC featherweight announced he will not be throwing bare-knuckle fisticuffs with Leonard Garcia next month in the main event of Bare Knuckle FC 7 after he sustained a rib injury in training.

According to Knight, the injury occurred several weeks ago. He attempted to push through, but ultimately was forced to pull the plug (via Twitter):

I suffered a pretty bad rib injury a few weeks back , I’m sorry to announce it, but I wont be fighting @bareknucklefc 7 in August…. sorry if I let anyone down!!

Bare Knuckle FC 7 is scheduled for Aug. 10 in Biloxi, Miss., and will stream via online pay-per-view.

No replacement has been named for Knight and it is unknown whether Garcia will remain on the card of it the fight is to be rescheduled.

Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie

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