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UFC Fight Night 49’s Brandon Thatch Suffers Toe Injury, Out Of Bout

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Brandon Thatch was scheduled to compete in just a few days against Jordan Mein at UFC Fight Night 49. That is no longer an option, though, after he suffered a compound fracture to his toe.

Officials have yet to announce a replacement for Thatch, as the card takes place August 23 from New Mexico. Thatch-Mein were expected to be part of the main card.

“I’m bummed to say I have to pull out of my fight against Jordan Mein,” Thatch posted, along with a picture of the injury. “I compound fractured my toe.”

Thatch (11-1) won both of his UFC fights to date, while Mein (28-9) has lost only to Matt Brown and Tyron Woodley over the course of his last 12 pro bouts.

Below is the current lineup:

MAIN CARD (FOX Sports 1/10 p.m. ET)

Lightweight: Benson Henderson vs. Rafael dos Anjos

Middleweight: Thales Leites vs. Francis Carmont

Welterweight: Demian Maia vs. Mike Pyle

Welterweight: Jordan Mein vs. TBA

Featherweight: Max Holloway vs. Mirsad Bektic

Featherweight: Tom Niinimaki vs. Chas Skelly


Welterweight: Neil Magny vs. Alex Garcia

Flyweight: Wilson Reis vs. Tim Elliott

Lightweight: James Vick vs. Walmir Lazaro

Lightweight: Beneil Dariush vs. Tony Martin

PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass/7:30 p.m. ET)

Bantamweight: Aaron Phillips vs. Matt Hobar