It looks like the injury bug has already starting affecting UFC’s debut event in the state of New York.
Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting.com is reporting that a minor injury has forced Gian Villante off of the the historic event scheduled for Madison Square Garden in November.
Villante was booked to fight Marcos Rogerio de Lima at the UFC 205 pay-per-view event. The UFC has yet to officially announce the story, however their Brazilian TV partner, Globo, is also reporting the news.
UFC 205 takes place on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at the world-famous Madison Square Garden arena in New York City.