Ovince Saint-Preux Says Ilir Latifi is Injured, Needs New Opponent for UFC on FOX 27
Ovince Saint-Preux is awaiting word on a new opponent after an injury forced Ilir Latifi out of their scheduled fight next weekend at UFC on FOX 27 in Charlotte, N.C.
Saint-Preux revealed the news over Twitter while also adding that he would be willing to entertain a fight at heavyweight to to make sure he stays on the card.
“Ilir Latifi is hurt and out of our scrap next Saturday in Charlotte, NC, UFC on FOX 27, who wants to step up and scrap?” Saint-Preux wrote. “I’m even open to going up in weight if no guys in my division will step up? Looking for someone to do what I do: step up and fight.”
. @Latifimma is hurt & out of our scrap next Sat in Charlotte, NC #UFConFOX27 who wants to step up and scrap? I’m even open to going up in weight if NO guys in my division will step up? Looking for someone to do what I do: step up and fight… pic.twitter.com/lvznRvE22I
— Ovince Saint Preux (@003_OSP) January 17, 2018
Separate sources confirmed the news on Tuesday following the message from Saint-Preux on Twitter.
Now Saint-Preux awaits word from the UFC on a potential opponent as he hopes to stay on the card next weekend where he was competing in the co-main event.