The Brazilian was due to fight Conor McGregor on March 5th
Conor McGregor's UFC Lightweight Title fight with Rafael dos Anjos looks to be in disarray with reports the Brazilian has broken his foot.
The two men were due to fight on March 5th, but according to Brazilian journalist Fabiana Mello, the Brazilian has broken his foot.
Que triste. Rafael dos Anjos quebrou o pé e não luta mais tão cedo. 😕— Fabiana Mello (@fabiana_mello) February 23, 2016
The news was confirmed by Ana Hissa. Hissa was one of the first to break the news of Jose Aldo's fight with McGregor being originally postponed last summer.
According to journalist Fabiana Mello and confirmed with other sources, rda broke his foot. https://t.co/ClllshmKzV— Ana Hissa (@AnaHissa) February 23, 2016
No news of the injury has been confirmed yet by the UFC, but if reports are true it puts the fight in disarray. Whether McGregor stays on the March 5th card remains to be seen.
McGregor's coach John Kavanagh's reaction on Twitter, seems to confirm the fight will not be going ahead.
:(— Coach Kavanagh (@John_Kavanagh) February 23, 2016