Jorgen Kruth has decided to retire before making his UFC debut against Fabio Maldonado at UFC on Fuel TV: Struve vs. Miocic. Instead, Maldonado will face Cyrille Diabate at UFC 154: St-Pierre vs. Condit.
MMAjunkie.com confirmed news of Kruth’s retirement and the impending switch in bouts. He ends his career with a 5-0 record.
UFC 154 takes place November 17 from Montreal. Maldonado (18-5) is 1-2 in his UFC career, while Diabate (18-8-1) is 3-2. The bout is expected to be part of the prelims.