Thursday, October 28, 2021

Injury Calls Halt To Okami Vs. Palhares

By Matt Molgaard
MMANEWS.COM Staff Writer

UFC 150 just took a major hit, as the highly anticipated middleweight bout pitting Yushin Okami against Heel Hook savant Rousimar Palhares has officially been axed. Palhares has suffered an undisclosed injury. Stepping in for the dangerous Brazilian will be Buddy Roberts, who was initially scheduled to tangle with Chris Camozzi. However, Camozzi has coincidentally suffered injury as well, which leaves the obvious and aforementioned match to make: Yushin Okami versus Buddy Roberts.

UOL Esporte initially broke the news, which has now been confirmed by UFC officials.

“I was crazy to fight not 100 percent in shape,” Palhares told UOL Esporte. “It would be a great fight for me, trying to win again. Every bout is the greatest of my career, but this time I can

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