Ian McCall out for at least 6 weeks
UFC flyweight contender Ian McCall is officially off an Aug. 4 card in Los Angeles due to injury, the promotion has confirmed with ESPN.com.
"So (upset) I had to drop out of the Aug. 4 fight," McCall said Saturday on Twitter. "I got injured training my butt off but I'll heal up and be back soon.
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McCall said on Monday he suffered a sprained lateral collateral ligament in his knee and expects to be sidelined for six weeks.
He was set to face John Moraga in a UFC on Fox main event bout at Staples Center. Moraga (10-1) remains on the Aug. 4 card to face Ulysses Gomez (9-2). Both fighters will make their UFC debut.
McCall has a professional record of 11-3-1, but is 0-1-1 in UFC. Each of his UFC fights came against Demetrious Johnson in flyweight tournament semifinal bouts.
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