Neil Magny out of UFC Rochester co-main event, UFC seeking alternative

UFC Rochester fight week has begun. Unfortunately, the card has been effected by loss of a fighter in the co-main event.

Confirmed by MMA Junkie, Neil Magny, who was supposed to feature in the co-main event welterweight bout has been forced out due to undisclosed reasons. Neil Magny was matched up against rising Brazilin fighter Vicente Luque. The UFC is currently seeking Neil Magny’s replacement.

Neil Magny last fought in November 2018, losing by KO to Santiago Ponzinibbio in the UFC Argentina’s main event. Before that loss Neil Magny was on a 2 fight win streak.

His current opoonent Vincnet Luque, is on a  four-fight winning streak, and an impressive 8-1 in his last 9 fights with the only loss to Leon Edwards.