Undefeated Fighter Tatiana Suarez Withdraws From Her Fight Against Roxanne Modafferi
Undefeated fighter Tatiana Suarez withdrew from her bout against Roxanne Modafferi. According to ESPN reporters, the 30-year-old pro wrestler and MMA fighter cannot participate in her clash with UFC veteran because of an injury. They were supposed to fight at UFC 266 on September 25. However, instead of finding a new rival for Modafferi, UFC decided to remove her from the event and will try to reschedule this bout.
Tatiana has not been in the octagon for a while. The last time he fought at UFC 238 and earned the victory against Nina Nunes. Her Professional record is 8-0 but including her Pro Exhibition in the UFC Ultimate fighter season and Amateur fights earned 12 victories without defeat.
She was dealing with some medical issues for more than two years, and she finally got her medical confirmation to compete in the UFC, but as it looks like she will need a bit more time to return to the cage. Californian warrior has won 7 battles ( 2 out of 7 in the UFC -TUF). She is a two-time bronze medalist in the world championships of freestyle wrestling.
In 2011, she was ranked the number one freestyle wrestler in the US at 55 kg (121 lb). While preparing for the Summer Olympics 2012 in London, she injured her neck. An MRI and CAT scan not only revealed a bothersome disc in her neck but a cancerous growth on her thyroid. After recovery, she started training again and started training in BJJ, which led her to MMA. She also had some success in the BJJ competitions and won gold medals in the World Jiu-Jitsu competitions in 2013 and 2015.
UFC 266 is on September 25 at the famous T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Headlining of the Event will be the clash between Featherweight champion Alexandre Volkanovski and #1 ranked contender Brian Ortega. The Co-man event of the evening will be a title fight between “The Bullet” Valentina Shevchenko and Lauren Murphy.
Diaz Army’s Leader, Big brother of Nathaniel, Nick Diaz, will be returning to the octagon. He will be fighting his former rival, Robbie Lawler. Firstly, they fought with each other 17 years ago, when Nick Diaz defeated Robbie via KO. This rematch will be the second five-round battle in UFC history, which isn’t part of the main event or title fight.