UFC FN 39: Alptekin Ozikilic Withdraws Due to Injury
By FCF Staff
UFC Fight Night 39 will not feature a flyweight bout between Dustin Ortiz and Alptekin Ozkilic afterall, as the latter has been forced to withdraw due to an injury.
The promotion has announced that as a result of Ozkilic’s injury, Ortiz will receive a new opponent for a different card.
Ozkilic, who is coming off a decision loss to Louis Smolka in January, tweeted the following comment about his withdrawal:
Quick announcement. Had to pull out of my fight next week due to an injury. Apologizes to fans and my opponent. Ill be back asap
— Alptekin Ozkilic (@alpozkilicmma) April 3, 2014
UFC FN 39 will go down in Abu Dhabi on April 11th, and will feature decorated heavyweight Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira taking on Roy Nelson.