9/28 Sengoku - Roger Gracie Out!?!

Wednesday, 17 September 2008

Adcombat.com is reporting that Roger Gracie injured a rib in training and is out of action for at least 8 weeks. They are further saying that he is unlikely to fight again in 2008, meaning that a comback in November event is also out of the question.

I have not yet seen an official announcement in Japan, but if Sengoku is looking for a replacement it would most likely be announced at the same time.

Sherdog has received confirmation of Roger Gracie's injury http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/gracie-withdraws-from-sengoku-14431

The card:
8. Light-heavyweight: Xande Ribeiro vs. 1-2-0 Takashi Sugiura
7. Heavyweight: Roger Gracie (?) 2-0-0 vs. 53-11-0 Travis Wiuff

Middleweight GP
6. Yuki Kondo 49-22-6 vs. 21-14-1 Yuki Sasaki
5. Kazuhiro Nakamura 11-8-0 vs. 10-11-0 Paul Cahoon
4. Jorge Santiago 17-7-0 vs. 11-2-0 Logan Clark
3. Evangelista Santos "Cyborg" 16-11-0 vs. 13-3-1 Siyar Bahadurzada

2. Lightweight: Kiuma Kunioku 33-22-9 vs. 5-3-0 A Sol Kwon
1. Lightweight: Jorge Masvidal 13-3-0 vs. 20-10-1 Ryan Schultz

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