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Benson Henderson draws Jorge Masvidal for UFC Fight Night 79 main event with Thiago Alves injured

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“Smooth” went from taking on a “Stun Gun” to a “Gamebred” fighter at UFC Seoul on Nov. 21, 2015.

Injuries, injuries everywhere!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters are going down at an alarming rate.

The injury bug’s latest victim? No. 13-ranked welterweight Thiago Alves (21-10), who was pulled from his UFC Fight Night 79 main event spot against Benson Henderson (22-5) in Seoul, South Korea on Nov. 21, 2015 after sustaining a broken rib (via MMA Fighting).

Jorge Masvidal (29-9) steps in after being removed from his co-main event matchup with Dong Hyun Kim (20-3-1-1) to face “Smooth” in a 170-pound tussle.

Looks like I’m getting a combination of #koreanbbq and #soulfood #ufc #seoul

— Jorge Masvidal UFC (@GamebredFighter) November 13, 2015

Maybe “Pitbull” should’ve invested some money in a bit of extra sparring protection.

“Gamebred” and Henderson were previously scheduled to tangle in a lightweight tussle at UFC Fight Night 63 back in April, but the latter extradited himself from the tilt in favor of a short-notice engagement with Brandon Thatch last February.

Since his fourth-round stoppage of “Rukus,” “Bendo” has missed ….View original article

Source:: mma mania