Kevin Lee from the UFC 264 battle with Sean Brady, each wish to postpone the battle till late summer season
Kevin Lee has retired from his initially deliberate UFC 264 welterweight return as a consequence of a rib harm, in accordance with a report by MMAFighting’s Damon Martin and Mike Heck.
Lee needs to be ranked No. 14 contender at 170, Sean Brady.
The “Motown Phenom” ought to return after a hiatus with a number of cruciate ligament operations on each knees. His final battle was a 3rd spherical loss to present UFC light-weight champion Charles Oliveira in March 2020.
Brady made an Instagram put up commenting on Lee’s withdrawal, saying he and his workforce wish to reschedule the battle for August.
“Sadly, I cannot battle Kevin Lee on July tenth as a result of I imagine he was injured and needed to retire,” stated Brady in his caption. “My workforce hopes to have the ability to rebook the battle for August.”
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Lee additionally expressed an curiosity in rescheduling the battle to August.
Extra particularly, Lee stated he would really like the battle to be postponed till August 7, in accordance with a report by Ariel Helwani.
Though Lee is compelled to again off the primary UFC 264 map, led by Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier in a trilogy battle, the rib harm will not maintain him away from the Octagon for too lengthy.