Everything was going so well in MMA. Mousasi injured. Out of Lavato fight.

Everything was going so well in MMA. Mousasi injured. Out of Lavato fight.

Everything was going so well in MMA. It’s been like, 2 weeks since someone pulled out of a fight. Well, we are back to the norm and bringeth you some bad news. Gegard Mousasi vs Rafael Lovato Jr has been cancelled due to Mousasi getting injured.

ESPN first reported the news.

“Gegard Mousasi, the Bellator middleweight champion, has withdrawn from his Jan. 26 title defense against Rafael Lovato Jr. due to a back injury, sources told ESPN. It’s unclear at this time how long he’ll be sidelined.

The promotion and Lovato Jr. have yet to determine whether he’ll remain on the card, sources told ESPN.”

This was to be a real test for the undefeated Lovato. Now, he will have to wait a little longer for that title shot. Hopefully, Mousasi heals up quickly and we can get this fight in our lives.