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The match was canceled because one fighter was waiting in the cage – MMA Sports

There was a last-minute match cancellation, and it happened at UFC Fight Night 185. The match was canceled for the first time after one fighter walked to the cage.

The third battle of the card is Chas Skelly versus. Jermall Emmers.. Emmers (18-5 MMA, 1-1 UFC) did not walk in the queue after Skelly (18-4 MMA, 7-4 UFC) was already in the cage.

According to the broadcast, Emmers suffered from back cramps behind the scenes and was unable to compete. The broadcast also added that Emmers’ “body was shut down” and urged Nevada Athletic Commission officials to intervene.

Ring announcer Joe Martinez officially announced on Mike that the fight was canceled for “behind-the-scenes medical reasons” because Skelly clumsyly left the cage without throwing a single punch.

He didn’t compete, but Skelly was given the opportunity to do a post-combat interview on ESPN + broadcast. Skelly used his time to create a pitch for still being paid and hoped Emmers would be successful.

“I feel like I should get a winning bonus,” Skelly said. “I weighed, gained weight, and stepped into the cage. That’s my feeling. I hope Jermall is okay.”

35-year-old Skelly hasn’t participated in MMA Fight since September 2019 and was thinking of retiring in 2020. UFC Fight Night 185 will be canceled three times in a row.

The UFC Fight Night 185 was held Saturday at UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The card was streamed on ESPN +.


– MMA Sports

The match was canceled because one fighter was waiting in the cage

https://mmajunkie.usatoday.com/2021/02/ufc-fight-night-185-chas-skelly-vs-jamall-emmers-canceled-fighter-in-cage The match was canceled because one fighter was waiting in the cage

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